A central Iowa man drown on a weekend camping trip.
A 27-year-old Marshalltown man, Zacharyah Lee Webb, apparently drowned in the Iowa River in Marshalltown, early Sunday morning.
Marshalltown Police, the Marshall Town Fire Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s department responded to a 5 a.m. 911 call and attempted to rescue the victim. Authorities say a group had been camping along the river when two men decided to go swimming.
It took two hours for the rescurers to locate the body. Marshall County Medical Examiner David Bethel pronounced the victim dead. An autopsy will be done by the state medical examiner.