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Name of a man who died at Lake Pueblo State Park Saturday released

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Jun 18, 2024

PUEBLO — The Pueblo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man who drowned at Lake Pueblo State Park Saturday night.

The coroner says he is 40-year-old Juan Jimenez of Colorado Springs. The autopsy revealed that Jimenez died as the result of a swimming accident, according to the coroner.

Background Information

Around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) rangers received a call for a missing swimmer at Lake Pueblo State Park.

CPW says rangers and volunteer divers with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office began diving off of Sailboard Beach, which is located west of the dam.

Around 11 p.m. Saturday, divers found the body, later identified as Jimenez, about 75 feet from shore in water about 6 feet deep.

According to CPW, this is the 17th water-related death in Colorado this year. There were 32 water-related deaths in Colorado last year.

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