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MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ – Authorities say one person has drowned while out on the Salt River Saturday

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of 28-year-old Kolawole Emmanuel Tanimojo of Chandler.

People called 911 after seeing a man struggling in the water at Gold Tree, near Fox Trail, and called 911. They pulled Tanimojo out of the water after he was reportedly underwater for 4-5 minutes, MCSO said.

Those who pulled him out started CPR until deputies arrived.

Efforts to save the man’s life continued, but he was pronounced dead just before 5 p.m.

Source: MCSO: Chandler man drowns while out on on Salt River on Saturday – ABC15 Arizona

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