Officials investigating drowning incident in East Peoria

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EAST PEORIA (WEEK) — Officials are investigating an incident that lead to the drowning of a man early Friday morning in East Peoria.

The Fon du Lac Park District marine Unit was dispatched before 11 a.m. to the Illinois River for a report of a man struggling to swim. Officials began a sonar search and recovered the man from about six feet of water.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene and investigators are looking into the cause of death. East Peoria Police, Peoria Firefighters and the Illinois Conservation Police assisted in the rescue.

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