Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Triadelphia Reservoir

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2011  |  Updated 2:49 PM EDT
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Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Triadelphia Reservoir

Rescuers searched for missing swimmer in Triadelphia Reservoir over the weekend.

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A man who went missing in the Triadelphia Reservoir on Friday has been found dead.

Police said that 21-year-old Bruce Yansen died while swimming with two others in Brookville, Md.  Police said that he was in a section of the reservoir where the bottom dropped out suddenly.  Yansen panicked and went under, according to authorities, and his friends were unable to rescue him.

A large search involving boats, divers, and helicopters had been on for Yansen through the weekend.

Swimming is prohibited in the reservoir.  The death remains under investigation.

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