Last week a call was made to the Precinct 1 Lake Patrol and MCHD. The person making the call thought a person was drowning as they heard screams by an older male voice on Twain Drive near the waters edge. Lake Patrol, Montgomery Fire Department and MCHD along with the Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Once there they found a 82-year-old male on his dock and unable to get up the stairs do to a knee injury.
He was assisted into the house and was medically sound.
Monday night at approximately 9 p.m. a call came into the 911 Call Center from the family of the gentleman that was assisted last week, They stated they had not been able to reach him all day and that at times he enjoyed an evening swim.
Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constables Lake Patrol, MCHD, North Montgomery and Montgomery Fire Department Fire Boats responded to the scene.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department ground units arrived first and one of the deputies spotted him in the water.
MCHD arrived on the scene and determined he had passed.
Judge Spikes was notified and ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy.
He has been identified but out of respect for the family the name will not be released until later Tuesday when he is positively identified by the Forensic Center.