Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog
A man has died in canton Vaud after jumping into Lake Geneva to rescue his dog on Saturday evening.
The dog survived.
A major search was launched after the 49-year-old disappeared in the water. Police boats and a rescue helicopter using searchlights scoured the area.
Police say the man’s body was found about an hour later.
Rescue teams were able to retrieve the dog.
Investigations are now underway.