By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office (Information):
Topock, Arizona: The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety and Dive Rescue and Recovery Team are continuing their investigation into a double drowning that occurred on the Colorado River near the Topock Gorge on Thursday (10/14). Two subjects, a male and female, both entered the water after a personal item fell from the boat.
Search efforts continued through the weekend to include dive teams, side scan sonar, and helicopter visual aide. On Tuesday (10/19) at 1:19 PM, dispatch received a call that a female subject had been located in the river near the area where the incident occured.
MCSO Division of Boating Safety responded to the location and positively identified the woman as the second victim from Thursday’s drowning incident. The female has been identified as Suzan Weaver, 68 of Valley Center, CA. This investigation is ongoing.
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