Nevada man drowns after diving into Colorado River

BULLHEAD CITY, AZ - Bullhead City police say a Laughlin, Nevada, man has drowned while cliff-diving into the Colorado River.

A police spokesman says 23-year-old Samuel Lavonne Hamilton was pronounced dead after attempts to revive him at a local hospital.

The Mohave Daily News reports police received a call on Wednesday evening after witnesses reported that Hamilton jumped into the water from the cliffs on the Nevada side near a natural gas pipeline and did not resurface.