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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
News Release For Immediate Release: July 3, 2014
Release No.: 2014-44
MISSING LAS VEGAS MAN RECOVERED FROM LAKE MEAD
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – A 36-year-old Las Vegas man who was reported missing at Callville Bay Marina has been found.
At 8:53 p.m. July 2, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interagency Communication Center received a call reporting that the man fell off the front of a boat and disappeared underwater.
National Park Service park rangers and concessions security responded to the scene and began an immediate search from the point where he was last seen. The search resumed 6:30 a.m. July 3 with the assistance of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue Dive Team.
Divers located him in 15 feet of water at 12:28 p.m.
Witnesses reported that the man had been drinking and wasn’t wearing a life jacket. The Clark County Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and confirm the victim’s identity. The incident is under investigation.