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Spokane man drowns in Lake Coeur d'Alene

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A 35-year-old man Spokane man died from drowning in Lake Coeur d'Alene Monday afternoon.

On Monday around 4 p.m., the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office and the Coeur d'Alene Fire Department responded to the area of Higgins Point on Lake Coeur d'Alene for a report of a possible drowning.

The victim, Peter Readicker, had been brought to the docks by passing boaters and citizens were attempt life-saving measures. Deputies and medical personnel continued CPR and attempted to revive Readicker, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The initial investigation indicates that Readicker and another man were working on a float house on a remote portion of the lake when he had difficulty in the water and went under the surface briefly. His co-worker got him to the shore and flagged down a passing boat for help.

The investigation is ongoing. No foul play is suspected.

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