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BREAKING NEWS: City man drowns at Fairy Stone
Friday, July 4, 2014
A Martinsville man drowned Friday afternoon at Fairy Stone State Park, according to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith.
Kerion Jykeem Witcher, 18, of Circle Drive, was found at 5 p.m. by lifeguards in about 15 feet of water, a Patrick County Sheriff’s Office release stated.
Smith indicated in the release that Witcher’s body was recovered near the diving area.
Rescue personnel attempted unsuccessfully to revive Witcher, the release stated. He was transported to Pioneer Hospital in Stuart where he was prodounced dead.