A 22-year-old man from Otoase Amanfro in the Ayensuano District has drowned in a dam at Ayibontey in the Eastern Region.

ASP Francis Kwadjo Nartey, the Police Commander in charge of Coaltar District, said the deceased, Daniel Owusu went out to swim in the dam with his colleagues at about 11 am when the incident occurred.

He said the body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Nsawam Government Hospital mortuary for post-mortem examination, while investigations continue.