Follow Up: Green Forest man drowns, brother missing in Long Creek in Carroll County

  • Source: Carroll County News
  • Published: 05/21/2020 12:00 PM

A Green Forest man drowned Sunday and rescue crews were still searching for his brother Monday afternoon in Long Creek in northeast Carroll County. According to a news release from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, county dispatchers received a call at 6:12 p.m. Sunday about a possible drowning at a low-water bridge on County Road 818. Deputies were dispatched to the location along with personnel from the Alpena Fire Department, Green Forest Fire Department, Oak Grove Fire Department, Southern EMS, the Carroll County SORT team and Mennonite Disaster Services. According to the news release, reports were that two brothers were at the location getting ready to leave when one of them, 22-year old Sher Soe of Green Forest, told friends he was going to let the water sweep him away and ride the current down the creek.


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