On Nov. 26, 2018, at approximately 4:37 a.m., the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two adult male subjects that were overdue in the area of Glenburn, California. Family members last saw the two male adults leave the boat dock of Eastman Lake in a canoe around 10:00 p.m. last evening.
Later that morning, on Nov. 26, deputies from the Burney Station and CHP Air Operations began searching Eastman Lake for the male subjects. Two private citizens, in their privately-owned boat, located one of the male subjects in approximately five to ten feet of water with the canoe nearby. It was obvious the male (Victim #1) had been down in the water for some time and was deceased.
It was at that time the Shasta County Sheriff’s Dive Team and Boating Safety unit were requested to search the area for the other male subject. After approximately 30 minutes, divers located the other deceased male (Victim #2) in approximately fifteen to twenty feet of water. Both Victims were transported to the Coroner’s Office for a post mortem examination. The identities of both victims are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The incident is currently being investigated by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Boating Safety unit. It is unknown at this time whether alcohol or drugs were a factor in this incident.