Fostorian drowns in city reservoir

Family members of Michael A. Enright, 21, comfort each other while rescue personnel pull his body out of Reservoir 2 Wednesday evening.  (Photo by Morgan Manns)

Family members of Michael A. Enright, 21, comfort each other while rescue personnel pull his body out of Reservoir 2 Wednesday evening. (Photo by Morgan Manns)

By MORGAN MANNS
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FOSTORIA — Emergency personnel pulled the body of a 21-year-old Fostoria man from a reservoir Wednesday evening after reports indicated he had entered the water and did not resurface.
Members of Fostoria Fire Division found the body of Michael A. Enright at 7:13 p.m. at the bottom of the northeastern part of Reservoir 2 (Lake Mottram) after almost an hour of searching. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, witnesses reported Enright was fishing when he fell into the water. One witness attempted to go into the water to aid the victim but was unsuccessful in locating him.
Loreno said it is not clear yet whether Enright was fishing alone.
According to reports, the initial call came in at 6:15 p.m.
Four Fostoria firefighters used two boats to recover the body, according to interim fire Chief Warren Digby. The water in that area is roughly 12-13 feet deep.
Additional crews with rescue boats from Seneca County Water Rescue and Tiffin Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. The Hancock County Dive Team and Toledo Fire and Rescue Dive Unit were also called but were canceled while en route.
Enright’s body was taken to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy. Loreno said a cause of death remains under investigation and will not be released until the investigation is complete.

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