• Man drowns in Crab Orchard Lake

    by  • July 9, 2013 • News

    A 78-year-old Marion man is dead after authorities pulled his body from Crab Orchard Lake yesterday morning.

    Passersby contacted police around 9:15 Monday morning after discovering what they thought was a person floating in Crab Orchard Lake just north of the old marina along Route 13.

    The victim was pronounced dead around 10:45 yesterday morning and no foul play is suspected. His name has not been released, as authorities are still trying to notify his next of kin.