Murphysboro, IL man drowns in Carbon Lake

Murphysboro, IL man drowns in Carbon Lake

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Murphysboro man has died after apparently drowning in a Jackson County lake.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department received a call on Saturday afternoon concerning an adult missing near Carbon Lake in Murphysboro.

The reporting party said Duane Grammer, 49, of Murphysboro, was last seen Friday evening at approximately 11:30 p.m. swimming in Carbon Lake.

Jackson County officials reported to the scene.

A search of the water and surrounding area was conducted, and officials found Grammer in the lake.

The preliminary cause of death is accidental drowning, but an autopsy is pending.

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