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Boise man dies after being pulled from Park Center Pond

Posted: 2:12 AM, Jul 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-26 15:19:15-04
Boise Fire Dive Team responds to possible drowning Thursday night

BOISE, Idaho — A Boise man has died after he was pulled from Park Center Pond Thursday night.

Boise Fire officials say 31-year-old Jesse Rios was in the water for 28 minutes. Witnesses say the man went under the water around 9 p.m. near the east end of the pond.

The Boise Fire Dive Team found him and CPR was initiated after he was pulled from the water. He was then transported to a Boise hospital, where he passed away.

Officials have not yet announced an official cause of death because they are waiting for toxicology results, although police are investigating the case as a drowning.

The incident is under investigation.