Butler County Times Gazette
  • 47-year-old man drowns at Santa Fe Lake

  • A 47-year-old man drowned Sunday evening at Santa Fe Lake, located between Augusta and Andover.
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  • A 47-year-old man drowned Sunday evening at Santa Fe Lake, located between Augusta and Andover.
    According to Augusta Chief Tyler Brewer, the call came it at approximately 8 p.m.
    It was reported Tinajera H. Campos was swimming with some friends in the swimming area at Santa Fe Lake. 
    "Witnesses say that he began to gag and/or vomit and went under," Brewer said. " When we arrived the victim had been found and was being drug to the shore.  Lifesaving efforts were immediately initiated and the victim was subsequently taken to KMC where he was later pronounced dead."
    Brewer said it was estimated he been under water approximately four minutes.

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