Teen Dies in Lake Delhi Drowning

A Manchester teen has died in a drowning at Lake Delhi.

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says they received a 911 call around 7 pm Friday of a possible drowning. The caller reported that the person had jumped into the lake, but did not resurface.

After a brief search, Delhi Fire Department divers located the body in about 40 feet of water near a landmark locally known as “Injun Joe”.

The victim, 17-year old Teige Hunt, was transported to Regional Medical Center in Manchester and then airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Hunt died at 12:59 am Saturday.

The incident is under investigation.

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