Body found in Lake Shasta identified

Sep 8, 2014 4:41 PM by News Staff

The man whose body was found in Lake Shasta over the weekend has been identified as 58-year-old James Boike of Redwood City.

According to the Shasta County Sheriff's Department, Boike was on a house boat Saturday evening when he went for a swim in the Squaw Arm of the lake.

When he failed to resurface, rescuers were notified. A night-time dive was ordered, and the man's body was found about 25 minutes after he disappeared in about 30 feet of water.

Autopsy results are pending.


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