Dead man found in Haiwee Reservoir

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From Inyo Sheriff Public Information Officer Carma Roper:

On May 17th Department of Water and Power notified the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office that a possible deceased person was spotted in the Haiwee Reservoir.

Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators, as well as Olancha Volunteer Fire Department and Inyo County Coroner, responded to the location and were able to locate the victim.

The subject is male, and believed to be in his 30’s to 40’s; there was no identification on the body.

An autopsy is scheduled in order to determine the cause of death.

More information will be released as it is available.

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Tina
Tina
10 years ago

Like Donna said we all cared and loved Alan. R.I.P. you will be missed!

Trouble
Trouble
10 years ago

Donna- I ‘m truly sorry and wish you and all his love ones nothing but the best. Sorry.

Donna
Donna
10 years ago

His name was Alan and people cared about him!

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
10 years ago

Still can fish there….at least for a select few….depending on who you are,and where you work.

Trouble
Trouble
10 years ago

No fishing allowed- that’s DWP doing the Bush thing and playing on your fears to use as a excuse to shut out us “normal people” out. Bet the fishing is killer down there now.

Big Rick O'Brien
Big Rick O'Brien
10 years ago

It’s gotta be… . You’re not even allowed to fish at Haiwee anymore, are you?

Trouble
Trouble
10 years ago

No Wayne I’m still here 🙂

Big AL
Big AL
10 years ago
Reply to  Trouble

LOL

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
10 years ago

There was a vehicle chase in Olancha a few nights ago,where the vehicle’s driver eluded and was able to get away..last seen running along the Aquaduct…believe it was a driver from Ridgecrest.I bet this is the guy….

SEEKING ANSWERS
SEEKING ANSWERS
10 years ago
Reply to  Wayne Deja

How do you know if was a drive from ridgecrest? And did you see the chase? Did you know what time all of this happened? How many cops were chasing the vehicle and how do you know that the person was last seen running along the aquaduct? Did you personally… Read more »

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
10 years ago

SEEKING ANSWERS….I think the answers you are seeking can be answered in the follow-up story Benett Kessler posted…