Body found in Callahan pond is missing man, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office says

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. — UPDATE, 6/17/2021: The body found in a Callahan pond is that of a man who was reported missing on Monday, June 14, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

The Sheriff’s Office first posted on Facebook about 35-year-old Carl William Newsome’s disappearance on Tuesday, June 15.

Carl Newsome

Newsome was last seen on the Sunday, June 13 around 5 a.m. before leaving for work, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Original story from 6/16/2021:

Deputies are investigating after the body of a man was found in a pond Wednesday morning.

The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call around 9 a.m. from someone who saw the body floating in the water near Bethel Church Road.

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The NCSO dive team responded and removed the body from the pond.

The sheriff’s office said it appears the body may have been there for a few days.


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