A 37-year-old man drowned in a pond Saturday near Utica at a company picnic.
The Licking County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call at 3342 Van Fossen Rd. NW around 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Dive crews were called to assist in the search. The man’s body was recovered in approximately 16 feet of water shortly after 7:00 p.m. The man’s name has not been released at this time. We will keep you updated as details become available.