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21 year old drowns whilst swimming in Lake Murten

Local News // Aug. 17, 2016
21 year old drowns whilst swimming in Lake Murten

A 21-year-old man from Kosovo has drown whilst swimming in Lake Murten.

Vaud Lake Police say he was trying to reach a platform about 150 meters off the shore from the Camping Avenches when he disappeared at about 4pm.

A person he was swimming with lost sight of him and called emergency services.

Divers and a REGA helicopter immediately began a search and found his body just before 7pm.

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