Breaking News: Havasu Lake, CA: Man from West Covina, California found deceased after his canoe capsized on Lake Havasu during the morning last Saturday.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information)

Havasu Lake, California: A man from West Covina, California was found deceased after his canoe capsized on Lake Havasu during the morning on Saturday, January 14th, 2023.

Pictures: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy)

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 10:13 a.m. PT, Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement deputies responded to a report of a boat accident with one missing person, near Cove 1, south of Havasu Landing Marina on Lake Havasu.

The vessel, an aluminum canoe, was operated by the victim while fishing in Cove 1. The canoe capsized approximately 100 feet from shore. The victim attempted to swim to shore but struggled, went underwater, and did not resurface.

San Bernardino County Dive Team members arrived on scene to assist with the search for the victim.

At approximately 8:46 a.m. PT on Monday, January 16th, 2023, the victim was located, deceased, and released to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s division.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Deputy W. Poe of the Colorado River Station. (760)326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information online at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Deputy W. Poe

Press Release: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9872919/

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 252300001

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of the man from West Covina, California.

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