- Associated Press - Monday, July 7, 2014

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Searchers have recovered the body of an 18-year-old Tacoma man who drowned Friday in Alder Lake near Eatonville.

Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says he slipped under water while trying to cross the lake by holding onto a log with friends. He was not wearing a life vest.

The News Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1snDbTM) Pierce and Thurston County crews searched through the weekend and found his body Sunday evening.

He was identified by the Pierce County medical examiner’s office as Rashawn Hale-Moody.

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Information from: The News Tribune, https://www.thenewstribune.com


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