Published on October 5th, 2015 | by The Sacramento Bee
Body of man found in McKinley Park pond in east Sacramento
A body was pulled from the duck pond at McKinley Park in East Sacramento Monday, but police said the death was not suspicious.
Around 9 a.m., volunteer Judy McClaver was removing trash from the pond when she stumbled upon the body. She thought it was a bag of clothing.
“When I got out to try to lift it up, it was too heavy,” said McClaver, who works for the East Sacramento Preservation neighborhood association. “He was floating head down.”
Police, fire and coroner officials later arrived to retrieve the victim, who is described as a man in his 40s. The body was found next to a water fountain in full view of several joggers on the side of the park facing Alhambra Boulevard and H Street.
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