Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Deputies investigating the death of a resident from Bullhead City, Arizona who was found floating in the Colorado River.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 1:16pm PT On Sunday, November 18th, 2018, deputies from the Colorado River Station where dispatched to a report of a subject found floating in the Colorado River, approximately one mile south of the AVI Hotel and Casino near Needles, California.
An off-duty police officer was canoeing with a girl scout troop when he noticed what appeared to be a subject floating in the water near the California shoreline.
Deputies responded and located a white male adult, who was later identified as 56 year old Patrick Hayden, from Bullhead City Arizona.
Hayden had been reported missing by family members on November 15th, 2018.
The cause of death is pending at this time.
There were no obvious signs of trauma to the victim.
This investigation is on-going.
Anybody with information can contact Deputy Chris Clayton at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME(27463), or you can leave information online at www.wetip.com
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