Man drowns, son saved while swimming at Yamaguchi beach
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Jul 23
A man drowned after he and his son got into trouble while swimming at a beach at Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, on Sunday afternoon.
Emergency services received a call at around 2:20 p.m. saying that a man had drowned at a beach frequented by swimmers, TBS reported. The man, who has been named as 37-year-old Shigeyoshi Ikuo, had come to the beach with his wife and son. He was dragged out of the water by nearby swimmers and was subsequently confirmed dead at the scene.
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