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Jerseyville Man Drowns Near Home

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JERSEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) A 48-year-old Jerseyville man has died after drowning in a pond on his property.

The Telegraph in Alton reports ( that Scott Bosoluke died Thursday afternoon. Authorities said Friday that it appears his death was an accidental drowning. First responders from the Brighton-Betsey Ann Fire Protection District and the Medora Fire Department found Bosoluke’s body in a pond near his house.

Jersey County Coroner Larry Alexander says an autopsy found Bosoluke drowned. Alexander says Bosoluke was trying to clear a spillway drainage pipe when he apparently fell into the water.

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