Possible drowning in Snoqualmie River near Monroe
Posted on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 12:46 pm
MONROE, WA – Snohomish County Fire District 7 recovered the body of a person who had possibly drowned in the Snoqualmie River near Monroe on Thursday.
Rescue crews from District 7 and @DuvallFire45 are currently conducting an additional search for potentially more victims. @MonroePolice is assisting with their drone. And @SCSO Snohawk is assisting too. No additional victims have been reported or found. https://t.co/Ir0xbyFJqz
— Snohomish Co. Fire 7 (@SnoCountyFire7) September 3, 2020
Officials did not provide more details about the victim’s identity. Snohomish County Fire District 7 reported via Twitter that they located an empty truck idling at the boat launch near Crescent Lake and later found an empty boat upstream. Then they found the body that had gotten stuck on a log in the river. It is not clear whether the victim drowned or was placed there.
Officials have not released any more information about the truck or if they located other persons in the area.
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