Drowning Reported At Midway Lake on Monday
On Monday morning, the Dawson County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene to investigate a reported drowning at Midway Lake, which is located south of Cozad.
The body of Tamra Lemmon was recovered at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Monday. Initial investigation shows cause of death to be drowning.
The emergency call was made near 11 a.m. on Monday morning. A search was conducted at the lake and all surrounding areas. Dawson County Chief Deputy Mike Hudson expressed that intitial investigation showed that Lemmon may have entered the lake late Sunday evening or early Monday morning.
Assisting in the intial investigation were Nebraska Game and Parks, Cozad Fire Department, Lexington Fire Department, O’Hanlon Seed Company and the Dawson County Attorney’s Office.
This drowning investigation by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is ongoing.