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Parents believe alcohol contributed to drowning

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COLUMBUS JUNCTION (KWWL) -- The parents of an Eastern Iowa teen that drown earlier this week say he had been drinking before the incident.

Parents of 15-year-old Clinton Fankhauser believe alcohol contributed to his death. 

It happened early Wednesday morning in the Iowa River near Columbus Junction. According to the Louisa County sheriff's office, Fankhauser had been swimming with friends in the river when he was pulled under by the current.

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