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UPDATE: Body found matching description of man missing at Lake Mead

Posted at 1:43 PM, May 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-11 19:22:17-04

UPDATE MAY 11: Officials found a body matching the clothing description of the Wilmer Dante Morales, the 22-year-old male reported missing May 5.

Search operations started at 8 a.m. May 11 using a remote operated underwater vehicle capable of searching in the confines of a marina with forward looking sonar and a closed feed camera, provided by Earth Resource Group.

The body was located shortly after operations began. Lake Mead National Recreation Area rangers found the body in 75 feet of water near Lake Mead Marina.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Lake Mead officials report that a 22-year-old Dylan Robbins is dead after being pulled from the lake Saturday afternoon. 

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interagency Communication Center, reportedly, received a call from a distressed person in the water in the area of Sail Beach sometime around 12:37 p.m. 

Rangers responded to the area, recovered the man and performed CPR but were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at 1:47 p.m.

Boulder City Fire and Mercy Air had also been called to the scene. 

The Clark County Coroner determined the cause of death to be accidental drowning.

Robbins' city of residence is unknown.

Officials say that this incident is not related to the disappearance of 22-year-old Wilmer Dante Morales, who went missing on Friday after jumping into the water in what is believed to have been an attempt to retrieve a raft.