Authorities identify Sunday morning drowning victim in Linn County
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Law enforcement officials have released the name of a drowning victim in Linn County on Sunday.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said that Jake Beirnes, 19, of Cedar Rapids, died when he attempted to swim a short distance while fishing. Beirnes went under the water’s surface and did not come back up at around 9:37 a.m. Search crews found his body less than two hours later.
The incident took place at 6580 Old River Road near Martin Marietta Quarry.
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