Coral Springs- Shortly before 5 pm today, Coral Springs Fire Department crews were called to the scene for a report of a man who was drowning in a lake. The lake is located behind the Palms Apartments, 2920 Forest Hills Boulevard. Rescue divers from Coral Springs Fire Department immediately entered the water and began a search. The divers combed the lake for over an hour before they exited the water.
It was later determined that the male, who was approximately 28 years old, went into the water to cool off with friends. Shortly after he entered the lake, he began to struggle. His friends swam to him to assist, but he went under after a their rescue attempts. It is unclear what caused the man to drown, as his friends said he knew how to swim.
A Dive Team from the Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to recover the remains. The body was located hours later by using a sonar device. The Broward County Medical Examiner will conduct a death investigation.