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UPDATED: Scuba diver drowns in Steilacoom

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm |
August 9, 2011 8:28 am

UPDATE: The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the woman as Leslie Jacobsen of Yelm.


By The News Tribune staff:

A 63-year-old woman drowned Monday while scuba diving with a companion near Sunnyside Beach in Steilacoom.

Her name was not released, pending notification of her family.

The diving partner pulled the unconscious woman onto Sunnyside Beach shortly before 2 p.m. and help was called, Town Administrator Paul Loveless said.

Paramedics tried to revive the woman but were unsuccessful.

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