Officials are investigating following the discovery yesterday of a man face down in a Polk County lake.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Steven Wayne Sveningson, 69, was pronounced dead after Sheriff’s Deputies, Mentor Fire and Rescue, and County EMS “responded to a report of a male face down in the lake at 34433 140th Ave Southeast” just before 4:30PM. Resuscitation efforts by first-responders proved unsuccessful. An autopsy is pending.

No further information is being released at this time.


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