Sunday, August 21, 2022

Drowning at Hillsdale Lake in Miami County Kansas

Today Deputies responded to the Hillsdale Lake Marina along with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and Miami County EMS for an unresponsive subject.

During the investigation, Deputies learned a jet ski rider was found unresponsive in the lake waters by the marina. 

The rider was pulled onto the marina and bystanders attempted life saving measures until medical personnel responded. The rider was transported to a local area hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The cause of the death is still under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division. A full release will be available tomorrow.

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