MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ – Authorities say one person has drowned while out on the Salt River Saturday
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of 28-year-old Kolawole Emmanuel Tanimojo of Chandler.
People called 911 after seeing a man struggling in the water at Gold Tree, near Fox Trail, and called 911. They pulled Tanimojo out of the water after he was reportedly underwater for 4-5 minutes, MCSO said.
Those who pulled him out started CPR until deputies arrived.
Efforts to save the man’s life continued, but he was pronounced dead just before 5 p.m.