Man dies while swimming in Lake PhalenPublished 10:14am Monday, June 23, 2014
ST. PAUL — A man has died after he went under water near a beach platform at St. Paul’s Lake Phalen and did not resurface.
Ramsey County Sheriff Sgt. Jay Maher said the man was swimming by a beach platform around 8 p.m. Saturday when one of his family members reportedly saw him go under water. His body was recovered a short time later.
On Sunday, authorities identified the man as 22-year-old Roger Valle of St. Paul.
Authorities are investigating. The official cause of his death hasn’t been released.