Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 29, 2013

Coming Tuesday: Drowning death shows inland lakes' danger

TRAVERSE CITY — Public safety officials say the drowning death of a Virginia attorney on Long Lake is yet another reminder that the seemingly placid waters of northwest Michigan's inland lakes can be just as treacherous as those of Lake Michigan.

Authorities identified John McCauley Braswell, 58, of Alexandria, Va., as the swimmer who died Friday in Long Lake. He was the sixth water-related death in the Grand Traverse region this summer and the third in an inland lake.

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