Authorities investigating death at East Harbor State Park

Published: Jun. 30, 2019 at 10:22 PM EDT
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A Fremont man is dead after he was found unresponsive at East Harbor State Park.

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Delmur Owens, 49, was in a designated swim zone Sunday at the park when he was found unresponsive.

First responders were called to the area around 3:40 p.m. and bystanders performed CPR on Owens until they arrived. Owens was then taken to Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton where he was pronounced dead.

A cause of death is unknown at this time pending the Ottawa County Coroner’s autopsy.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is leading the ongoing investigation. The Danbury Police Department and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office also assisted.