SAVANNAH, GA (March 12, 2015): Autopsy results confirmed for Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police that a Savannah man found dead in a pond Sunday afternoon had drowned.
A friend searching for Jesse Kicklighter, 47, of a Colt Road address, found his body below the surface of the pond near The Seed Church on Chatham Parkway. The Metro Police dive team recovered the body.
Kicklighter had been flying a model airplane in the area on Saturday and had returned on Sunday to search for it. The friend found his truck at the location today and then located the body. Detectives suspect he ended up in the water during that search. No evidence of foul play has been identified.