Man found dead in pond in Durham; death investigation underway, sheriff’s office says

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead in a pond in Durham on Monday evening, according to the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators responded to the 3100 block of Holloway Street around 5:15 p.m. Monday. It was there that they found the man in the pond.

A search and recovery team from the sheriff’s office helped remove the body.

The sheriff’s office identified the man as 23-year-old Fillberto Espinosa-Cruz of Durham.

His body was sent to the North Carolina Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

The investigation into the man’s death is ongoing.

A GoFundMe has been started to pay for Espinosa-Cruz’s funeral.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 919-560-0880 or Durham County Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.

No further information was released.

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