Update: Lake Burgen Drowning Victim Indentified

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 49-year old man who drowned on Tuesday evening in Lake Burgen. The body of Brian William Carlson of Alexandria was recovered approximately 50 feet from shore in about 10 feet of water. According to the news release, deputies were told at the scene that Carlson had been swimming near the public access boat ramp and had not resurfaced. Carlson’s body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the exact cause of death. The case remains under investigation.