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ROCK VALLEY DROWNING VICTIM IDENTIFIED

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THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF HAS RELEASED THE NAME OF THE DROWNING VICTIM FROM THE INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED ON MONDAY.

19-YEAR-OLD ALDO TOMAS-DELEON OF ROCK VALLEY WAS SWIMMING AT THE GROENEWEG POND ALONG 290TH STREET, A MILE NORTH OF ROCK VALLEY, WHEN HE WENT UNDERWATER JUST BEFORE 4 P.M.

DELEON DID NOT RESURFACE AND AUTHORITIES WERE DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE.

THE MALE VICTIM WAS LOCATED AND REMOVED FROM THE WATER WHERE LIFE-SAVING MEASURES WERE ATTEMPTED.

DELEON WAS FLOWN TO A SIOUX FALLS HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

Updated 12:40 p.m. 7/5/22


THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING A DROWNING THAT OCCURRED YESTERDAY IN ROCK VALLEY, IOWA.
AUTHORITIES RECEIVED A CALL REPORTING A MALE WAS SWIMMING IN A POND, NORTH OF ROCK VALLEY, WHEN HE WENT UNDER AND DID NOT RESURFACE.
THE MALE WAS EVENTUALLY LOCATED AND REMOVED FROM THE WATER WHERE LIFE-SAVING MEASURES WERE ATTEMPTED.
HE WAS FLOWN TO A SIOUX FALLS HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD. THE MAN’S NAME IS BEING WITHHELD PENDING FAMILY NOTIFICATION.