Jul 14, 2012 at 10:32 am
OWATONNA, MN (AP) - Steele County authorities have identified the victim of a drowning on Lake Kohlmier as a 19-year-old Fairbault man.
Sheriff Lon Thiele says a family member identified him as Diego Ortiz Larios.
Witnesses lost sight of him just before 6 p.m. Wednesday when he was swimming around the dock on the swimming beach side of the lake in Owatonna in southern Minnesota.
The incident was ruled an accidental drowning.
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