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York County Sheriff’s Office SC Dive Team has a recovery

Discussion in 'Public Safety Divers/Search and Rescue' started by Upstate Scuba OWI, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Upstate Scuba OWI

    Upstate Scuba OWI Public Safety Diver

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    Location: Clemson, South Carolina, United States
    Deputies: Canoe Overturns; Man Drowns

    24-Year-Old Marquise Roseboro Drowns In Pond

    POSTED: 9:12 am EDT April 7, 2011
    UPDATED: 2:41 pm EDT April 7, 2011

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    YORK COUNTY, S.C. -- The York County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning.
    Deputies responded to the report of a drowning at 2020 Oldfield Road at 4 p.m. Wednesday
    Deputies said the victim was located in the water by rescuers. Rescuers transported the victim to Piedmont Medical Center. Deputies said attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful.
    According to witness statements, the victim, 24-year-old Marquise Roseboro, of 7099 Ridgebrook Drand, was fishing with friends in the pond.
    Deputies said Roseboro was alone in a canoe when the canoe overturned, Roseboro attempted to swim to shore but he was unable to do so. Roseboro was not wearing a life preserver and there were no life preservers in the canoe.
    The York County Sheriff’s Office has been assisted in this investigation by the York County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team, the York County Dive Team, York County Emergency Response Team, York County Emergency Management, the York County Coroner’s Office, Piedmont Medical Services and the Rock Hill Rescue Squad.

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