A Massachusetts man drowned Tuesday afternoon at a pond in Hamilton, according to the Essex District Attorney's office.
Authorities said police and fire responded to Gravely Pond at about 2 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning.
When crews entered the water, they located the victim approximately 35-feet from the shoreline in about 6-feet of water.
The 23-year-old Beverly man was taken to Beverly Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
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State and local police are investigating but foul play is not suspected at this time.