Equipment failure leads to death of scuba diver

CREATED Jan 19, 2013

  • Print
  • Video by


DELAFIELD, Wis. - Mild winter temperatures brought a scuba diver to Nagawicka Lake Saturday, but an enjoyable outing turned deadly when his equipment failed.

Delafield police report 32-year-old Steven LaLonde was diving under the ice with a group of divers at Naga-Waukee Park when someone noticed he was having trouble and pulled him from the water.

Divers performed CPR on LaLonde, but he was later pronounced dead.

TODAY'S TMJ4's Keller Russell reports.