Drowning - Lake Mendota - Madison, WI

Aug 21, 2013 - Richard “Grady” De la Cruz, 20

Lake Mendota, near the Porter Boat House. UW-Madison student swimming with two friends.

680 Babcock Drive. They were swimming out to a buoy when he told friends he was tired and was heading back to shore. The friends continued on and eventually turned around to find De la Cruz missing. Other students jumped in to try to help locate him while 911 was called.