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West Okoboji drowning victim identified

On Saturday, October 20th, the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office responded to a drowning on West Lake Okoboji at 4:28PM.  An investigation found that Andrew Goll, age 30, of Des Moines, Iowa, had been working on a dock in the 16000 block of North Inner lane, rural Spirit Lake Iowa. 

Goll was found near the dock in the water by a family member.  A Doctor that lives near the property came to the scene and administered life saving measures.  Goll was pronounced dead at the scene. 


Assisting the DCSO were:

  • Spirit Lake First Responders
  • LRH Ambulance and Paramedics

The incident remains under investigation by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946