Date: June 20, 2004
Publication: Anchorage Daily News (AK)
Word count: 899
Man drowns in Taku Lake while swimming
A young man drowned at Taku Lake in South Anchorage on Saturday, Anchorage police said.
Sgt. James Triplett said the victim looked to be in his late teens. He was at the lake with his girlfriend and friends when he went underwater shortly after 5 p.m. while swimming and did not resurface, he said.
The victim's name was not released.
According to police and witnesses, when the man disappeared underwater, his friends started