Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell states an adult male was discovered in a small private pond at a residence on Branning Road, Berlin Township. 
He was identified as 51 year old James R. Cease who resides at the address of the scene. 
Death was pronounced at 9:32 PM by Howell upon arrival. Mark James, Chief Deputy Coroner was also on scene for the investigation. 
An autopsy will be conducted later this week.

Cause and manner of death are pending investigation.