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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: October 20, 2014
Release No.: 2014-82
SKELETAL REMAINS FOUND IN PARK OCT 18
BOULDER CITY, Nevada –Two sets of skeletal remains were found within Lake Mead National Recreation Area Oct. 18 by visitors.
Around 12:15 p.m. Oct. 18, the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a call from kayakers who reported finding skeletal remains near river mile 62 on Lake Mohave. Rangers and the Mohave County Medical Examiner were dispatched to the scene.
Around 3:45 p.m. Oct, 18, a boater reported finding skeletal remains near Stewarts Point Cove on Lake Mead. Rangers and the Clark County Medical Examiner were dispatched to that location.
The medical examiners will confirm the victims' identities and determine the causes of death. Both incidents are under investigation by the National Park Service.