CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — A Jackson County man is dead after accidentally drowning.
It happened around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday in rural Carbondale.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Sang Eun Lee was in a small boat when it capsized on a small pond near Grammer Road. Lee’s wife and neighbors tried to help, but were unable to find the 66-year-old.
Lee’s body was found by a dive team around 1:15 p.m. He was pronounced dead by the Jackson County Coroner’s Office. Foul play is not suspected.