Memorial Park, 3801 Jackson St., drowning. 1 31 18

On January 31, 2018 at approximately 3:56 pm, Port Orange Police responded to the Memorial
Park, located at 3801 Jackson St., for a drowning. A citizen called 9-1-1 to report seeing a body
floating in the lake at the park. POPD Patrol Officers, Port Orange Fire Rescue, and EVAC
personnel responded to the scene, pulled an unresponsive adult male from the water and
began treatment. POFR and EVAC personnel regained a pulse on the male, who was then
transported to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach for further treatment. The male was
later pronounced deceased at the HMC ER.
Port Orange Detectives responded to the scene and are actively working this investigation. The
male has been identified, but his name is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
Anyone who may have seen the male entering the lake is asked to contact Detective Thomas
Yovanovich at 386-506-5897.
If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477) or you can text
your tip by texting “TIP231” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). We don


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