Man drowns after boating on Kenosha County lake

27-year-old drowned after jumping from sinking boat

Published On: Jul 21 2013 02:03:36 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 21 2013 02:07:21 PM CDT
KENOSHA, Wis. -

A 27-year-old drowned after jumping from a boat taking on water on Lake Mary in far southern Wisconsin.

According to the Twin Lakes Police Department, officers responded at 4:25 p.m. Saturday when several people were seen in distress on the north side of Lake Mary in western Kenosha County.

Police say a 7-year-old and a 10-year-old were struggling to stay above water but officers were able to pull them and a 37-year-old woman out.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the man didn't resurface after he jumped in. A swimmer and water patrol officer later found him underwater. He was pronounced dead at a Burlington hospital.

He has not been identified.

Twin Lakes police and the Department of Natural Resources are investigating.