Two bodies recovered from Lake Pueblo

PICT Sign Lake Pueblo State Park - CPW
Published Saturday, June 13, 2020

Search teams from Colorado Parks and Wildlife recovered two bodies from Lake Pueblo Friday afternoon.

A man was reported missing while swimming off the north shore of the reservoir near the Sailboard Road parking lot. He was reported missing shortly after 1:00 p.m.

While CPW Lake Rangers with a rescue boat were at the scene, and second group of people reported another missing swimmer in an area not far from the first report. A second boat was dispatched, along with divers and a search and rescue team from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office.

Sonar on board the boats was used during the search while a CPW Marine Evidence Recovery Team was called in from Littleton. The team used an underwater remote-operated vehicle with sonar, lights and camera to aid in the search.

Shortly after 4:00 p.m., the first body was located and recovered by a dive team. The second body was located minutes later.

Both were placed in the custody of the Pueblo County Coroner's office for identification and to determine the cause of death. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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