Missing landscaper found dead in Cypress pond, leaf blower still strapped to his back

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The search for a missing landscaper has ended after his body was found inside a deep pond in Cypress, the Harris County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

The 43-year-old landscaper had been reported missing Monday morning.

Investigators said his body was found hours later inside a deep pond in the Towne Lake Neighborhood. The victim was still wearing his landscaping equipment, a heavy leaf blower pack, at the time he was found.

Officials believe it was an accident, but investigators are still awaiting autopsy results.

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