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(Update) Authorities ID Drowning Victim At Victory Lake In Fremont

(Update) Authorities ID Drowning Victim At Victory Lake In Fremont


FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have released the name of an Omaha man whose body was recovered from a lake near Fremont in eastern Nebraska.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office identified the man Monday as 45-year-old Eugenijus Balsys.

His body was recovered around 9:20 p.m. Sunday from Lake Victory.

Sheriff Steve Hespen says he fell off a personal watercraft earlier Sunday while moving it from a campsite to a docking location.


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There was a drowning Sunday night at Victory Lake in Fremont.


The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office reports  45 year old Eugenijus Balsys, of Omaha  fell off a jet ski when returning to the dock.


He’d been camping out in the area with friends.


The dive team found the body about an hour after receiving a call.

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