A man was pulled from the St. Joseph River behind the …
Updated: Monday, 21 Mar 2011, 7:18 AM EDT
Published : Sunday, 20 Mar 2011, 5:07 PM EDT
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - It could take a few weeks for toxicology results to come in on a man who was found Saturday in the Saint Joseph River in Fort Wayne.
Police say 21-year-old Jorden Nickols died Saturday when he tried to swim across the river behind the Canterbury Green Apartments.
It took divers nearly three-hours to find his body.
Nickols went into the St. Joseph River around 2 p.m. Saturday near the 23-hundred block of Abbey Drive behind the Canterbury Green Apartments.
Witnesses said he started to swim, but went under and never came back up.
Members of the Fort Wayne Fire Department SCUBA Team found his body in the river around 4:45 p.m.
Allen County Coroner Dr. Jon Brandenberger, said the autopsy findings were consistent with drowning, but an official cause of death won't be determined until after the toxicology tests are finished.
Those results typically take a few weeks.
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