A 67-year-old Crete man has drowned in Branched Oak Lake.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a family member noticed Guerrero Perales had not returned after swimming near the buoy line at the Area 10 beach Saturday night.
The family called 911 around 8:30pm Saturday, according to Game and Parks. Dive teams could not recover his body Saturday evening. Two emergency responder teams in boats equipped with side scan sonar recovered Perales’ body at approximately 12:30am Sunday.
Game and Parks, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department, Raymond Fire and Rescue, Ceresco Fire and Rescue, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, and the Nebraska State Patrol all aided in the search.