- Published on Wednesday, 08 August 2012 06:30
On Tuesday, August 7, the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office responded to a drowning on West Lake Okoboji. An investigation found that Jennifer Galagher, age 46, from Denver, Colorado, had been swimming the previous night in West Lake. On Tuesday morning, Galagher was reported missing by family.
A short time later, a family member located Galagher underneath a nearby dock. Medical personnel responded and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Assisting the DCSO were:
- Milford Fire/Rescue
- Arnolds Park/Okoboji Dive Team
- Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance
The incident remains under investigation by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office.