Wetumpka Man Drowns in Coosa River

A Wetumpka man drowned in the Coosa River below Jordan Dam around 3 p.m. on Sunday.

42-year-old George Zeigler fell into the water and did not resurface.

He was recovered near the area where he went into the water and pronounced dead at the scene.

Nothing further is available as ALEA Troopers with the Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate.

The following agencies assisted ALEA with the search and recovery:

Region D Homeland Security Dive Team

Holtville Volunteer Fire Department

Elmore County Sheriff’s Office

Wetumpka Fire Department

Elmore County EMA

 

 

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