- Associated Press - Monday, June 26, 2017

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who was found dead in a lake just north of Yellowstone National Park.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports https://goo.gl/ucxwcY 67-year-old Jeffrey Barr, of Burbank, California, drowned after he entered Hebgen Lake in an apparent attempt to retrieve a pontoon boat that had blown away.

Searchers began looking for the man Thursday afternoon after receiving a report of a vehicle parked in a day-use area. Investigators found the pontoon boat beached nearby.

Barr’s body was found Friday about 300 feet from the shore near his campsite.


Information from: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide