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March 14, 2011SHENANDOAH, IA |  By: Wayman

Page County Drowning

The body of a Shenandoah man is recovered after dive teams are called to Rapp Park Recreation area north of town.

Search teams found 32 year old Fon Fominyen late Friday afternoon at the lake after a 911 call said an upside down Kayak was floating on the surface. Dive teams from Clarinda, Essex, and other southwest Iowa communities were called out with emergency personnel. Law enforcement reportedly saw the victim trying to stay afloat as they arrived on scene but he went under. He was flown to Omaha where he was pronounced dead.