BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Sheriff’s officials confirmed they’ve recovered the body of a boater missing since Saturday evening in the waters of Big Bear Lake.
On August 1, 2020, at about 6:30 PM a drowning was reported near the Big Bear Lake Observatory and the east boat ramp.
Through the weekend, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dive Team along with the Sheriff’s Helicopter 40King used sonar technology in an attempt to help locate the victim. San Bernardino County Fire Boat 96 and Lake Patrol from BBMWD, Dive teams from Riverside Sherif, also responded and assisted with search efforts.
On Monday morning, the SBCS Dive Team tweeted and said they had resumed the search for the victim. Several hours later at about 2:30 PM, the dive team tweeted again and confirmed they had successfully recovered the body from Big Bear Lake.
“Our sincerest condolences to the family for the loss. Glad that we were able to provide some closure,” stated the SBCSD Dive Team.
The identity of the deceased will be released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroners Office.
Download the My VVNG App today HERE or Search “MY VVNG” in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store to join our new community platform.
To follow updates to this article and more, join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 165,000 members. Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
(Scroll down to leave a comment.)
Sheriff’s Dive Team successfully recovered the victim from Big Bear Lake. Our sincerest condolences to the family for the loss. Glad that we were able to provide some closure.
— SBCSDDiveTeam (@SBCSDDiveTeam) August 3, 2020