Ghanaian Engineer In US Dies After Drowning
A young Ghanaian in the US has been confirmed dead after reportedly drowning in a river. The deceased, 27 year old Andrew Amuna, was a graduate engineer who recently relocated from North Carolina to Washington. Local reports also say a resident at Pullman placed a distress call to authorities to complain that a male had
been found near the shoreline at the Granite Point on Snake River, but could not be located where he was last seen. On the Saturday, July 24 at approximately 4 pm, deputies with the Asotin County and Whitman County Sheriff’s Offices were dispatched for a water rescue at the Granite Point on the Snake River. The Asotin County
Sheriff’s Office, Asotin County Fire, Whitman County Fire District 14 and the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office too responded and searched the water using boats and jet skis, but could not locate the individual, the local news reports said. A dive team was later called in, and they also located the lifeless body of Amuna about nine feet
underwater and also approximately ten feet from the shoreline. The exact cause and the manner of death is pending autopsy results and other related findings from the Whitman County Coroner’s Office.