Man drowns in Lake Murray
Jun 16, 2011 8:00:00 PM - thestate.com
A 21-year-old Columbia man drowned in Lake Murray Wednesday night.
The Lexington County coroners office said Evan M. Myers was swimming with friends at an address on Pine Island Road, Columbia, around 8:30 p.m. when, as the coroners office put it in a statement, he starting having difficulties.
The young mans body was located in about 10 feet of water by a Lexington County Sheriffs Department dive team. An autopsy determined that Myers died as a result of freshwater drowning. The investigation of what appears to be an accidental drowning is being investigated by the coroners office.
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