Thursday, June 20, 2024

Firefighters recover drowning victim from Lantana pond

A Lantana man drowned at a neighborhood pond over the holiday weekend.

The Lewisville Fire Department Dive Rescue Team recovered the body of David Scherer, 56, from a Lantana pond on Sunday evening before 7 p.m. Scherer lived just one mile from the popular local fishing spot.

Denton County Emergency Services District No. 1 was dispatched at 5:39 p.m. Sunday for a search and rescue regarding a man in distress in a pond near the intersection of Dahlia Way and Tanner Parkway on the south side of Lantana. The search and rescue subsequently transitioned into a recovery operation.

ESD No. 1 was also assisted by the Texas Game Warden, the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, Bartonville Police Department and Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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