Man drowns while fishing in Eaton creek

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The Preble County Sheriff’s office is investigating a drowning.

According to a press release, deputies were called to Seven Mile Creek near Eaton just after 5:30 p.m. Friday after someone reported a family member he was fishing with had disappeared.

Deputies searched the areas until 3 a.m. Saturday.  The search was resumed around 8 Saturday morning. The man’s body was found 30 minutes later in several feet of water.

The victim has been identified as 35 year old Jagat Ghimire of Liberty Township

An autopsy is pending.

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