Georgia man who died in apparent drowning off Kauai identified

Georgia man who died in apparent drowning off Kauai identified
The victim's name was released Wednesday by Kauai officials. (Source: HNN)

KAUAI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 53-year-old man who died Saturday afternoon in an apparent drowning off Kauai’s Polihale Beach has been identified.

On Wednesday, officials released his name as Robert Boswell of Roswell, Georgia.

Officials said Boswell was seen unresponsive in the water around 3:30 p.m. Bystanders pulled him to shore and began CPR.

Lifesaving efforts were continued and the man was transported to Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Volunteers with Life’s Bridges, a grief counseling service, also responded to assist the family.

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