Officials investigate Saturday death at Lake Tahoe |

Officials investigate Saturday death at Lake Tahoe

Sand Harbor State Park is located on Lake Tahoe's East Shore.
File photo |

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. —Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent drowning death of a man Saturday off Lake Tahoe’s East Shore.

According to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, an unresponsive male was seen in the water off the beach at Sand Harbor State Park at about 12:15 p.m.

Officials with WCSO and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded. The man was transported to an Incline Village hospital, where he was declared deceased.

The death is not considered suspicious, officials said. Cause of death will be determined by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The man’s name has yet to be released, pending next-of-kin notification.

Sand Harbor is located a few miles east of Incline Village.

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