Man Believed to Have Drowned In Muskingum River

by Mark Bullion on July 23, 2011 at 7:49 am

Crews are currently searching the Muskingum River for a 41-year-old man who was believed to have been tubing with a group of just South of Dresden, according to the Dresden Fire Department and Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say the man had become separated from the group and is believed to have drowned. Search efforts are underway for the man until dark and will resume in the morning if he has not been found.

Authorities are asking those who live along the Muskingum River near Ellis Dam to keep an eye out for the body.

We will have more information as it becomes available.