Ionia, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who drowned at a quarry near the Little Cedar River earlier this week.
18-year-old Christopher Lee Balvanz, of Hawkeye, drowned Wednesday at Chickasaw Park, which sits about two miles west of Ionia.
Rescuers were called to the park Wednesday night for reports of a missing person. A dive team discovered Balvanz’s body around 3 p.m. Thursday.
Balvanz was born in Waterloo and was a senior at Sumner-Fredericksburg High School.
The investigation into Balvanz’s drowning continues.