Man Recovered from Raccoon Lake (Parke County)


Indiana Conservation Officers responded to a call about a man swimming in Raccoon Lake who failed to resurface. The incident took place Friday around 4:38 p.m. Ronnie M. Gore, 74, of Covington jumped off a boat to swim and appeared to be struggling briefly before disappearing underwater.  Witnesses boating with Mr. Gore were able to give an approximate location of where the incident occurred.  Indiana Conservation Officers used sonar technology to locate Mr. Gore’s body, which was recovered by the Indiana Conservation Officer Dive Team at 6:42 p.m. Indiana Conservation Officers are currently investigating the incident, although no foul play is suspected at this time.