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      Perrysburg police investigating death of elderly man found in pond

      Perrysburg police are investigating the death of an elderly man found in a pond outside an assisted living facility.

      P olice say they responded to St. Clare Commons assisted living facility after 7am Thursday morning. When authorities arrived, staff from the facility were in the pond trying to remove the man from the water.

      T he elderly man is identified as 94 year old John Voland. He was pronounced dead at the scene about 20 minutes after first responders arrived.

      " T hey responded and found St. Clare Commons staff members attempting to revive an unresponsive elderly male from the pond," explains Perrysburg Police Deputy Chief James Rose.

      O fficials from St. Clare Commons issued a statement reassuring residents and their families the facility is safe.

      T he facilities officials add they are working with authorities to determine how and why the 94 year old got into the water.