Klamath Police trying to identify drowning victim

, Posted: Thu, August 7 2014 at 3:31 PM, Updated: Thu, August 7 2014 at 4:25 PM

Klamath Police trying to identify drowning victim

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Police in Klamath County are trying to find the identity of a man who drowned at Lake of the Woods Wednesday night.

Dive rescue crews were called to the east shore of the lake just before 7:30 p.m. The body was recovered about 50 feet off shore in about 10 feet of water; no positive ID has been made.

"We know that he was at the lake with acquaintances that had just recently met him, and he had come from the Ashland area, that's what we know." Police say the victim was trying to recover a flotation device for a child, and was unable to make it to shore.

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