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Butler County coroner identifies man found in Lake Arthur

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

The Butler County Coroner's Office has identified a resident of a Lawrence County care facility who died after being found in Lake Arthur Thursday.

Bystanders pulled Dennis Sallmen, 52, from about 3 feet of water off Lakeview Beach on Lake Arthur's North Shore around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Sallmen was with residents from a New Wilmington area care home, park officials said.

The manner and cause of Sallmen's death is still pending, as the coroner's office is awaiting toxicology results.

The coroner's office did not identify which nursing home the man was a resident in.

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