A Wisconsin man drowned Monday afternoon in a lake in east-central Iowa. The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 3:45 p.m. in regard to the drowning in Diamond Lake, northwest of Montezuma.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to the second shelter house on the south side of Diamond Lake Park, where they discovered 71-year-old William Timmerman of Cuba City, Wisconsin had been fishing. Timmerman had fallen out of a boat and was not wearing a life jacket.
Bystanders performed CPR, before he was pronounced dead at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. The incident is being investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Department.