Deputies Recover Body Of Man Who Drowned At Lake Siskiyou

A man has drowned in Lake Siskiyou. Sheriff’s Officials say that Wednesday evening a man in his 30s was swimming around a boat in the area of the north shore boat launch with a friend when the boat drifted beyond their reach. They swam to try and catch the boat but the man began struggling to stay afloat and slipped under the surface. Siskiyou County Search and Rescue responded and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist. Just before 3 O’clock Thursday afternoon the man’s body was found on the bottom of the lake at a depth of 49 feet. Identification is withheld until family is notified.

– Steve Gibson