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Teen drowns while swimming in Games Lake

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NEW LONDON -- Rescuers were unable to revive a 17-year-old swimmer who apparently drowned Saturday at the Kandiyohi County Parks # 7 beach on Games Lakes.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department identified the victim as Oscar Alenjandro Ramirez, 17, of Eagle Pass, Texas.

Ramirez and friends were swimming near a raft at the beach when the incident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. People on the raft alerted lifeguards that a swimmer was in trouble in the water.

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