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Man drowns in Pueblo lake

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:44:37 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 02 2014 11:13:40 PM CDT


Michelle San Miguel (KRDO)

PUEBLO, Colo. -

A 50-year-old man drowned in Runyon Lake Wednesday (7/2/14).

The man's body was pulled from the water ten feet from the shore.

Police spoke with a witness who saw the man jump into the lake and never resurface around 3:15 p.m.

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office dive team responded to the lake to search for the body. His body was recovered around 5 p.m.

Police told KRDO NewsChannel 13 the victim did not know how to swim. Foul play is not suspected in this case.