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Dive Team, SNOHAWK1 Searching for Missing Fisherman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 7, 2014 

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and SNOHAWK1 (search and rescue helicopter) are searching Blackmans Lake for a missing 38 year-old fisherman last seen yesterday.

The search was launched earlier this morning when relatives of the Lake Forest Park man called 911 to report him missing.  He was last seen by another fisherman at the lake, who reported that he saw the man inflating a blue kayak yesterday in the parking lot.  Personnel at the scene report seeing an inflatable blue kayak partially submerged in the lake.

More details will be provided when they become available.