Lake Mead: man remains missing after jumping off boat

Posted on June 24, 2012 • Filed under: North America, Tourist Missing

The National Park Service has downgraded its search for a missing man near Boulder Basin from a search and rescue to a search and recovery operation. The man went missing from Boulder Basin near Lake Mead Saturday afternoon. Park Service officials say he jumped from a boat into the water to go swimming. Wind, however, pushed the boat away from him and beyond his reach. He was not wearing a lifejacket. Other occupants of the boat did not know how to operate it and were unable to reach him. Read Article

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