Des Moines County, IOWA – According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, this unfortunate incident occurred around 5:09 p.m. Monday.
It happened in rural Mediapolis.
The responding deputies and first responders reportedly found two victims.
The first responders found 69-year-old Michael Vaughn clinging to the ice and pulled him to safety.
They pulled 71-year-old Patrick Vaughn from the water after about 90 minutes of searching.
Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead.
According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, the two men are brothers.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.