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On April 8, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m. the LGMSPD Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call regarding a male that appeared to be in distress in the lake at the Santa Clara County Vasona Lake Park.
When emergency personnel arrived on scene they were advised by witnesses that he had not resurfaced. The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department Dive Team, Santa Clara County Fire Department, and Santa Clara County Park Rangers responded to the area to begin the search for the male. At about 1:25 p.m. a 57-year-old male out of Los Gatos, was recovered by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department Dive Team. Lifesaving efforts were immediately administered. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity of the victim in this case will be made available by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s office after notification has been made to his next of kin.
The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department has no further details at this time and the incident remains under investigation. If anyone has further information, please contact the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department at (408) 354-8600.