Update: Victory Lake Drowning Victim Identified

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Fremont rescue crews were called to Victory Lake,just outside of Fremont, Neb., Sunday evening for an apparent drowning. On Monday, authorities identified the victim as Samuel Hernandez-Lopez.

A Captain with the Fremont Fire Department told Channel 6 News that the emergency call came in about six o'clock Sunday evening. Authorities searched Victory Lake where Hernandez-Lopez disappeared and recovered the 24-year-old's body.

Rescue workers at the scene were told that the man had been swimming with another individual when he suddenly disappeared. Hernandez-Lopez had been living in Schuyler, Neb.

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