UPDATE 2:45 p.m.: The man who drowned at Nacimiento Lake on Wednesday has been identified as 42-year-old Lucien Mackie Langenbeck of Heritage Ranch.
According to Sheriff’s Department spokesman Rob Bryn, Langenbeck had been diving off a pontoon float near his home and didn’t surface.
A friend entered the water and brought Langenbeck to shore, where he began CPR. Langenbeck was then taken to Twin Cities Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Bryn said that foul play is not suspected.
Never miss a local story.
Original story: A man drowned in Nacimiento Lake this afternoon, Sheriff’s Department spokesman Rob Bryn confirmed.
A man who Bryn said was in his early 40s was found by passersby in a cove in the Heritage Ranch area of the lake.
Attempts were made to resuscitate him, but an off-duty Arroyo Grande Police Department officer who happened to be at the lake told emergency responders that the man had died.
He was taken to Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton, where he was pronounced dead, Bryn said.
No other information has been made available.
The latest drowning follows two others this summer at Nacimiento.
Search and rescue and dive team volunteers found the body of a 22-year-old Oxnard man on July 31. A 4-year-old girl from Greenfield drowned on July 3.