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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: June 14, 2015
Release No.: 2015-33
1 DEAD IN POSSIBLE DROWNING AT BOULDER BEACH
BOULDER CITY, Nevada –An adult male has presumably drowned after swimming near Boulder Beach at Lake Mead National Recreation Area June 14.
At 1:12 p.m., the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a call reporting that the man was swimming and appeared to be drowning.
National Park Service rangers responded and initiated life-saving care. The victim could not be revived and was pronounced dead at 1:44 p.m. He was not wearing a life jacket.
The Clark County Medical Examiner will confirm the victim's identity and determine his cause of death. The incident is under investigation.