Wood County Man Drowns On Private Pond

In Wood County, a 64 year old man drowned on a private pond after a day of fishing. It happened yesterday on County Road 2655 in Wood County just outside of Mineola. Bennie Ray Horton, Jr. was found by his son.

The  who told police when he found him, his father was still in the boat, but he was slouched over with his head and shoulders submerged in the water. Horton has had 2 strokes in the past and recently broke a bone in his neck. Lindsay wilcox/reporting: lwilcox@kltv.com