Muskegon park drowning victim identified

The victim of a drowning reported Friday at Muskegon's Kruse Park has been identified as Pedro Contreras-Martinez, 32, of Wyoming, Mich., according to Muskegon police. Emergency personnel responded to a water emergency at the Lake Michigan park, 3090 W. Sherman Blvd., shortly before 6:30 p.m. A witness had reported seeing a man approximately 75-100 yards offshore waving his arms, then disappearing from sight, police said. The man was found unresponsive by rescue personnel, who brought him to shore and began performing CPR.
Tribune Staff
Sep 7, 2011


Contreras-Martinez was transported to Hackley Hospital in Muskegon and later pronounced dead.

An autopsy was being performed and the investigation is continuing, police said.


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