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Body found under water in irrigation pond at Pauma Valley organic farm

Posted at 6:24 AM, Jun 18, 2018

PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. (KGTV) - Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found under water at a Pauma Valley organic farm.

At around 1 a.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a body discovered in an irrigation pond at Fairfield Farms in the 14000 block of Old Cole Grade Road.

A sheriff’s Search and Rescue Dive Team was summoned to the scene to recover the body.

10News learned crisis counselors were called to the farm as more than a dozen workers who live on the farm gathered at the scene to comfort each other.

The deceased person has not been publicly identified.