Corning man drowns in Black Butte Lake

Jul 28, 2014 5:26 PM by News Staff

Tehama County Sheriff's Officials say a 32-year-old man drowned in Black Butte Lake near the Buckhorn recreation area Sunday afternoon.

The drowning was reported late Sunday afternoon, witnesses reported seeing the man identified as 32-year-old Mandeek Singh, struggling to keep his head above water.

A dive team was deployed Sunday evening, but they were unable to locate the body. Officials finally pulled the man's body from the lake around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

The man's name has not been released at this time, but officials say he is from Corning.


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