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Since You Asked: Medford man's drowning remains a mystery

I'm wondering whether you have heard anything more about the man found deceased in Applegate Lake last month. Did they ever find out how he ended up in the lake and what the cause of death was?

I frequent the lake often, and this story caught my eye. My condolences to his family.

— Alyssa B., Medford

David Click, the 59-year-old Medford man found dead in Applegate Lake on July 20, drowned, an autopsy concluded. However, authorities were unable to determine how or why Click went into the water.

His family said he enjoyed fishing and camping, but he didn't swim. His possessions were found gathered on the shore, sheriff's spokeswoman Andrea Carlson said.

Boaters found Click floating face down in the water on the lake's eastern shore, opposite the Copper boat ramp, on July 20, Carlson reported. They pulled him to shore and notified the Sheriff's department of the death.

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