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Man identified after drowning in Brown County pond

The incident is under investigation.
Dive teams eventually found the man but were unable to resuscitate him.
Dive teams eventually found the man but were unable to resuscitate him.(WCAX)
Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 11:30 PM EDT
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BROWN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - A 40-year-old man died Wednesday after falling into a farm pond on OH-125.

The Russellville Fire Department and Brown County deputies were called around 5:30 p.m. for a person who was still underwater, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

Teams could not locate the man, who was later identified as 40-year-old Brian Shearer, the sheriff’s office said.

Dive teams eventually found Shearer but were unable to resuscitate him.

The investigation is ongoing.

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