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LAKE MURVAUL - near-drowning victim revived by bystander in Murvaul Marina (formerly Stovall's Marina)

At approximately 5:10pm on Monday, July 4, 2016, a swimmer in the park at Murvaul Marina (formerly Stovall's) stepped on the submerged body of a white male in his early to mid twenties.  After removing the victim from the lake water, a bystander began adminstering CPR for 20 minutes until paramedics arrived on the scene.  Water was cleared from his lungs and he did began breathing on his own, remaining unconcious.