- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a Lancaster man who was found dead in his small boat in a pond.

Local media outlets report that 77-year-old Gerald Deaton was found Monday evening. He had gone fishing earlier in the day and his body was found after a search that began when he was reported missing.

An autopsy is planned Tuesday to determine the cause of death.

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