“Shortly before noon today MSO received a report of a deceased person at Eastman Lake,” says Lt. Bill Ward. “Deputies responded and confirmed there was a deceased male near the shore.”
At this time, there is no identification, according to the Lieutenant. The investigation will continue into the circumstances surrounding the death.
Eastman Lake is an artificial lake formed by the construction of Buchanan Dam across the Chowchilla River in the foothills of Madera County, Calif. A small percentage of the northwest area of the reservoir is in Mariposa County.
This story is developing. We will update when more information becomes available.