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Man drowns swimming in river in Jamestown

A 47-year-old man drowned in the Chadakoin River in Jamestown on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Dennis M. Plummer, of Jamestown, was swimming in the river near a bridge near Chandler and Winsor streets at about 3 p.m. when he went underwater without resurfacing, Jamestown police said.

Plummer's body was located at about 4 p.m. in an area west of the bridge in about 10 feet of water. He was pronounced dead by the Chautauqua County Coroner's Office.

Police have ruled the drowning accidental.

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