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The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Saturday that a fisherman had died on Rathbun Lake

IOWA – According to the police officials, deputies responded approximately at 1:50 p.m. Friday to a report of an unresponsive person in the water.

Witnesses attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the man.

Emergency personnel attempted further life-saving measures, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated.

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