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Search and Rescue Responds to Weekend Drowning at Crystal Lake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 20, 2020

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office

Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

WOODINVILLE, Wash. Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) deputies, patrol deputies and dive team responded to a drowning at Crystal Lake around 1 p.m. Saturday. A 71 year-old male was pulled from the lake by family members and bystanders who performed CPR.  Efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful and the 71 year-old victim died at the scene.

The death does not appear to be suspicious. Positive identification of the decedent, as well as the cause and manner of death, will come from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.