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Posted on: August 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Drowning

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Drowning
Station Area:Lake Elsinore
Written Date:August 3, 2021Time:11:45 AM
Incident Date:July 31, 2021Time:3:45 PM
Incident Location:High Speed Zone – Lake Elsinore
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Brad Foster
File Number(s):L212120080


Details:

On July 31, 2021, at 3:43pm, Lake Elsinore Boat Patrol Deputies were notified of an adult male who jumped off of a boat, without a life vest, and entered the water to assist a juvenile. After entering the water, the male appeared to be in distress. He was able to get the juvenile back to the boat but disappeared under the water and never resurfaced.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Dive Team began searching the lake and located the male who was deceased.

The victim was identified as 59 year old, Fontana resident, Myron Quincy Cox.

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