Drowning - Madison, WI

Michael Roach - Lake Mendota - Jul 22, 1978

Michael Roach and three friends were swiming to a diving platform at Warner Park Beach after the beach had closed.

Roach began struggling and the friends tried to help him but couldn't because of him struggling. They had to drive to fire station #10 on Troy Dr. for help.

Roach's body was recovered by divers in 12 ft of water.

Michael J. Roach (14)