ALLENHURST, Georgia. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old girl appears to have drowned in a drainage pond in Long County.
Local media reports say divers recovered the girl's body from the pond near a mobile home park in Allenhurst just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities say the girl was in the pond with other children when she apparently drowned. Authorities say the pond is about 15 feet deep.
The property manager told WTOC-TV that there used to be a fence around the pond but it was torn down. He told the television station he plans to put up another barrier until he can build a permanent wall around the pond.