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36-year-old Iowa City man drowns Saturday

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Jun 16 2014 10:06AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the drowning death of a 36-year-old Iowa City man.

The Johnson County sheriff's office says rescuers were called to Scales Point just before 5 p.m. Saturday.

After searching for nearly four hours, authorities recovered the body of Somphaeng Syvixay of Iowa City.

A group of family and friends had been swimming near the diving rock when two people began to struggle. Friends in a pontoon boat were able to pull one person from the water but could not find Syvixay.

An autopsy will be performed.

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06/16/2014 10:03AM
36-year-old Iowa City man drowns Saturday
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