Body of drowning victim located at Roosevelt Lake, investigation ongoing

Posted at 10:22 PM, Aug 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-20 07:58:52-04

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office says they’re investigating a drowning at Roosevelt Lake that occurred Saturday morning.

GCSO received reports around 6 a.m. after a person fell into the lake just south of the marina boat ramp, officials said.

The GCSO Dive Team responded to the scene and located the body, a GCSO spokesperson said. The victim’s name has not been released and an investigation is ongoing.

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