Cresco man drowns at Airport Lake Park in New Hampton
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (KCRG) - A 52-year-old Cresco man drowned at Airport Lake Park in New Hampton on Monday, the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office said.
In a press release, the sheriff’s office said first responders were called to the park, at 2047 190th Street, at about 1:40 p.m. for a report of someone drowning.
Divers from Iowa Underwater Search and Rescue recovered the body of Alvaro Valdivia Barranco just before 6 p.m.
The Chickasaw County Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be consistent with a fresh water drowning.
The State Medical Examiner will conduct a full autopsy.
The sheriff’s office said foul play is not suspected, and the death has been ruled accidental.
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