Man dies after trying to save calf from frozen pond in Logan County

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Man dies after trying to save calf from frozen pond in Logan County
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Jesse Roberts, 69, of Journal, died after falling into his frozen pond whereas trying to free a calf from the pond.

MAGAZINE, Ark. — A person was discovered useless after attempting to rescue a calf from a frozen pond within the Journal space.

Based on the Logan County Sheriff’s Workplace, Jesse Roberts, 69, of Journal, died after falling into his frozen pond whereas trying to free a calf from the pond.

He was alone when this occurred.

Sheriff Jason Massey says Roberts was final seen Tuesday (Feb. 16) however his physique was discovered Wednesday (Feb. 17).

Massey says a pal glided by Roberts’ home to examine on him Wednesday however when they didn’t discover him on the home, he noticed Roberts’ truck by the pond. He didn’t discover Roberts there so he referred to as family and friends to search out him.

The sheriff’s workplace was then referred to as when it was decided that he was not someplace else and that he could also be within the pond.

Massey says they’d an amazing response from the folks of Journal who got here out and assisted within the search.

Roberts’ physique and a useless calf have been discovered within the frozen pond.

His household says Roberts beloved farming and beloved his cattle they usually have little doubt that when he noticed the calf get caught within the pond, he went in to get the calf out.

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