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Coroner responds to drowning at Codorus State Park

An 18-year-old from Silver Spring, Maryland accidentally drowned and died Tuesday evening at Codorus State Park.

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Editor's note: The above video is from May 26.

Update, 6/15: The York County Coroner's office was dispatched on Tuesday just before 9 p.m. after a reported drowning-related fatality at Codorus State Park.

The victim, identified as 18-year-old man Jedaiah Silvanus-Lim from Silver Spring, Maryland, was swimming at the lake with a group of friends. As the others made it to shore, they then realized the victim was having difficulty swimming. During an attempt to assist the victim, he went under water and was no longer seen, officials say.

The drowning was determined to be accidental, and the victim was pronounced dead at 8:36 p.m.

The coroner has not released the name of the deceased as they are waiting for a response from their next of kin.

According to emergency dispatch, emergency responders were sent to Codorus State Park in West Manheim Township for a water rescue around 5:20 p.m. on June 14.

Codorus State Park Police are investigating this case.

Previously:

Crews responded to Codorus State Park on Tuesday evening for a water rescue.

According to emergency dispatch, emergency responders were sent to Codorus State Park in West Manheim Township for a water rescue around 5:20 p.m. on June 14.

It's unclear exactly what occurred at this time, but crews remained on scene Tuesday evening.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide updates as they become available.

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