81-year-old man dies at Lone Star Lake southwest of Lawrence
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ks. (KCTV) - An 81-year-old man was found dead in Lone Star Lake on Monday morning after breaking off from his group during a swim.
Douglas County deputies were called at 6:30 a.m. to the lake southwest of Lawrence after a boater found a man unresponsive in the water. The man was brought to shore, and life-saving measures were attempted. Rescuers were unable to revive the man, though.
Authorities found that the man, from Lawrence, was part of a group that regularly swims at the lake. He broke off from the group to head back to shore and, a short time later, was found unresponsive in the water. No foul play is suspected, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Office offered condolences to the man’s family.
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