Man found dead in Manitowoc Co. pond

File photo. (WLUK/Gabrielle Mays)

TOWN OF MANITOWOC RAPIDS (WLUK) -- Sheriff's officials are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man.

Manitowoc County sheriff's deputies say they were called to a home in Manitowoc Rapids Thursday night to check on James Schneck, who did not show up for a scheduled meeting.

Officers found Schneck in a partially frozen pond on his property. Rescue crews arrived and helped pull his body out of the open water.

Schneck was pronounced dead at the scene.

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