By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):
Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding an unidentified men who drown along the Colorado River just south of the Avi Resort and Casino that occurred on Saturday, August 14th, 2021.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 11:09 a.m. PT, deputies responded to a report of a body floating in the Colorado River, South of the Avi Casino. Upon arrival, Deputies located an unidentified white male, floating face down in the river, along the California shore. The unidentified male was placed onto a Sheriff’s patrol boat and transported to Needles Marina. The male was pronounced deceased and released to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Division. The male was wearing black jeans, tennis shoes, no shirt and gloves. The male had “SICKBOI” tattooed on his stomach, along with other tattoos on his arms and back. This male has not yet been identified.
These investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to contact Deputy Frank Weinald or Deputy Steven Cook of the Colorado River Station. (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to use the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave the information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com
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Refer: Deputy F. Weinald / Deputy S. Cook
Station: Colorado River Station
Phone No. (760) 326-9200
Case No. 252100103 / 252100106
SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
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Two men drown Saturday in separate incidents https://t.co/eWebfxp5Ht
— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) August 16, 2021