Body found in pond on grounds of National Arboretum

A man was found dead in a pond on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum in D.C.

D.C. police said the body was found in the area of New York Avenue Northeast Wednesday afternoon.

A special operations team from DC Fire and EMS assisted in the body’s recovery.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

Below is the area where the body was located.

Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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