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Local man drowns at Temple Lake Park Saturday afternoon

31-year-old Eric Johnson, of Moody, was identified as the drowning victim by Temple police.

TEMPLE, Texas — A 31-year-old man drowned at Temple Lake Park Saturday afternoon, Temple police say.

The victim was identified as Eric Johnson of Moody. 

Officers responded to the incident at the park around 5:40 p.m. Sept. 5. Johnson was pulled from the water and brought to shore where life-saving measures were performed. However, the efforts were unsuccessful. 

Police say the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.