ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A missing man who was last seen doing yard work died in a drowning in Rowan County Monday.
The man, identified Tuesday as 34-year-old Jamie Ray Heun, was reported missing at 2:49 p.m. off Rendleman Road in Wildwood Acres. This is near the Shrine Club on High Rock Lake in Rowan County.
Rowan emergency officials say Heun was a landscaping contractor who was working in the area. Officials say he may have had a seizure while weed eating on the edge of the lake and then fell into the water.
Several emergency responders went to the scene and found Heun in the water at 3:24 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, and believe Heun was in the water for about 45 minutes.