Chiefland Mayor Dead After Diving Trip

August 22, 2016


The city of Chiefland is in shock after mayor Teal Pomeroy was found dead yesterday after a diving trip along the Suwanee River.  Pomeroy's wife reported him missing after failing to return home from a diving trip Friday evening.  Pomeroy's body was found near Usher Landing. A Fish and Wildlife spokesperson said Pomeroy was apparently diving alone in an area where the underwater visibility was low. His death is being investigated.  He was 42 years old.

SOURCE: First Coast News