Lexington Man Drowns While Fishing

Contributor: Ellen Bryan
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Updated: 4/06 9:43 pm

Lexington Police said a 22-year-old man drown while fishing at a private pond on Sunday.

According to officers, Ubong Joseph David was fishing at a pond on Walnut Hill when he stood up in the boat. They said he lost balance and fell into the water.

Officers said a friend who was fishing with David tried to help him, but was being pulled into the water when trying to help.

Police said David was under the water for 25 to 30 minutes before the Lexington Fire Department divers found him.

David was taken to UK Hospital where the coroner said he was dead.

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