Update: Boating Incident – Pike Lake 23-36714
Posted on 10/22/2023

Date: 10/22/2023

Case: Update: Boating Incident – Pike Lake 23-36714

Authority: Lt. Jason Guslick

On Sunday, October 22, 2023, shortly before 2:00pm the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen who was boating on Pike Lake, and advised they believed they located the lost boater from Wednesday’s incident submerged underwater. 

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the scene along with Sheriff’s Office members of the Washington County Dive Rescue team.   The subject was located a short distance offshore in approximately 6ft of water between the beach area and boat ramp at Pike Lake State Park. 

Sheriff’s Office Divers recovered the deceased subject and were assisted on shore by Hartford Fire/Rescue and the Washington County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The subject was positively identified as the 80-year-old male that had gone missing on October 18th. 

No further information is available currently and this incident remains under investigation.