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Body Recovered from Skykomish River


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 2, 2019

CONTACT: Lt. C. Korhonen, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office,, Media line: 425-249-6263

Gold Bar, Wash. – The Sheriff’s Office responded with fire department personnel near MP33 on SR2.  The body of a male was recovered from the river near that location.  Just after 1340 hours, a witness called 911 to report that the male was pulled from the water by a kayaker.  SCSO and Fire personnel responded to the location and the male was confirmed to be deceased. The recovery and investigation is ongoing.  More information will be provided when it becomes available.   

Positive identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner will come from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.