Benson Park Drowning Victim Identified

Omaha Police have identified and released the name of a person who drowned in the Benson Park lagoon over the weekend.

They say witnesses told arriving officers 58-year old William Rademacker of Omaha had been drinking and jumped into the lagoon around three p.m. Saturday, but did not resurface.

An Omaha Fire Department water rescue team equipped with sonar was called to the scene and eventually pulled the man's body from the water.

Benson Park is near 72nd and Military Avenue.

(Picture from Getty Images)

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