L.I. Man Drowns in Lake George

Lifeguards and paramedics were able to restore his heartbeat, but Raja Podapoti died Sunday night at a hospital

Monday, Sep 3, 2012  |  Updated 1:41 PM EDT
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L.I. Man Drowns in Lake George

Police say a 28-year-old Long Island man resuscitated after being pulled from Lake George died hours later.

The Warren County sheriff's office says Raja Podapoti of Hicksville was found submerged in several feet of water at Sheppard's Park on Sunday by lifeguards after friends reported him missing.

Lifeguards and paramedics were able to restore his heartbeat, but Podapoti died Sunday night at a hospital. Police say it was an accidental drowning.

Podapoti was with a group of friends visiting Lake George over Labor Day weekend.

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