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Punta Gorda death ruled to be accidental

Posted at 7:21 AM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-23 07:21:13-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Punta Gorda Police now say the man who was found dead in a community pond over the weekend accidentally drowned.

Sunday afternoon around 1pm, neighbors found the body of 52-year-old Kenneth McDonald floating in a pond in the Fountain Court condo complex off West End Boulevard.

Tuesday, the medical examiner announced the cause of death as accidental drowning.

They say McDonald lived in that community.