Stillwater Drowning Victim Identified

Mike Seals - August 14, 2020 10:29 am

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / 08-14-2020) — On August 13, 2020, at 9:40 p.m., Stillwater 911 received a call advising an overturned kayak with fishing gear and a pair of boots was found floating in the north end of Boomer Lake.

Stillwater Police, Stillwater Fire and Stillwater Emergency Management responded to assist with a search of the lake. A search by boat, drone and helicopter did not locate a drowning victim on the surface of the lake.

The search was suspended around 11:00 p.m. due to darkness.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Dive Team was called in to assist and the search resumed early this morning after daylight.

At 9:30 a.m., a drowning victim was located approximately 130 feet from the kayak. The victim has been identified as 28- year-old Blake McSparrin of Stillwater.

 

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