Cause of death for man found in McIntosh County pond confirmed as drowning

MCINTOSH COUNTY, N.D. - The McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department says they have received the state medical examiner’s report for the 66-year-old man who was found dead in a pond last week.

Chief Deputy Sheriff Jon Kaatz says the report confirmed 66-year-old Dennis Foss’s cause of death was drowning.

Kaatz says Foss slipped and fell into the pond while doing chemical testing at the Jahner Landfill near Wishek around 8 p.m. on October 30. His body was found on the afternoon of October 31 by authorities.

Kaatz says there was no foul play.