LELAND, NC (WWAY) -- Leland police have released the name of the man who drowned in a retention pond behind his house in the Waterford subdivision. His name was Bobby Braxton Pierce, Jr.
Around noon on Tuesday, an officer doing a welfare check found Pierce in the pond.
This is the second drowning in a week. On Friday, a homeless man was found dead in a retention pond behind the Lowe's Home Improvement store on College Road.