- 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.

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

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