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Body Recovered at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Date: July 6, 2022
Contact: Public Affairs Office

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A body has been recovered near the Boulder Islands on Lake Mead where an adult female went missing on June 30.

National Park Service rangers located and recovered the body with the use of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) provided by Earth Resource Group.

The Clark County Medical Examiner has been contacted and is en route to the scene to confirm the victim’s identity and determine the cause of death.

The incident is under investigation.

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the only national park minutes from Las Vegas that offers Joshua trees, slot canyons and night skies illuminated by the Milky Way. The park’s rocks are as red as fire and the mountains are purple majesties. Lake Mead is the country’s first and largest national recreation area and the fifth most visited national park in the country. Follow us at or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Last updated: July 27, 2022

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