Created: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 01:15:25 EST
Updated: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 01:15:25 EST
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Augusta are investigating the death of a 71-year-old man who fell into the Augusta Canal.
Officials tell The Augusta Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1oqQdlx) that George Young of Augusta fell into the canal Saturday morning.
Richmond County sheriff's officials say deputies were called to the canal directly behind Enterprise Mill around 6:30 a.m. The Richmond County Dive Team retrieved the body about 7:52 a.m.
Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said Young was pronounced dead around 9 a.m. Saturday.
Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com