Death Of Pollard Woman Ruled As Accidental Drowning

April 19, 2019

The cause of death has been released for the Pollard, AL, woman who went missing days before her body was found in the Escambia River.

The autopsy report says 74-year old Eva McBride accidently drowned.

McBride was last seen at her home on November 23 on McBride Circle, east of Flomaton and very near the Alabama/Florida line. Her home is located less than a mile from the Conecuh River, which becomes the Escambia River in Florida.

Her  body was found December 9 in Santa Rosa County  about a mile south of the Terrell’s Landing boat ramp off Oil Plant Road, upriver from Fischer Landing in Century.

The autopsy report also states she also suffered from dementia.

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4 Responses to “Death Of Pollard Woman Ruled As Accidental Drowning”

  1. Cory on April 20th, 2019 9:41 am

    This is so sad. It’s hard to continuously monitor dementia patients unless they have 24/7 care in home or within an assisted living facility. Such care can be expensive. This sweet woman never intended on her ending result. God bless her and her family.

  2. Susan Barnes on April 19th, 2019 9:04 pm

    Love that sweet lady with all my heart but I feel like that sweet lady would have never just walk to the river and jumped in

  3. mick on April 19th, 2019 7:46 pm

    The Father has made her new again in his kingdom, bless her soul, bless and keep the family in your care Lord as they struggle to go on without her…

  4. Charlotte Bates on April 19th, 2019 2:34 pm

    Breaks my heart. With having Dementia, she probably wondered off, fell in the river and drowned. I took care of my mother for three years, and she had dementia, so I understand how this can possibly happen. Praying for the family and friends.





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