Douglas County Sheriff's Office

MEDIA RELEASE

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin
SHERIFF

 

 
Date/Time of Release:  08/05/2011 - 09:00
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Probable Drowning UPDATE  
Date/Time of Incident:  08/03/2011 - 15:20
Incident Location:  Ben Irving Reservoir, Tenmile, Oregon  
Case Number:  11-2878  
Victim:  Parker, Michael T. / 43 yoa male / Hillsboro, OR

Marine patrol deputies and divers spent several hours yesterday searching for the 43 year old man who disappeared under the water after attempting to swim across Ben Irving Reservoir on August 3rd. The man is identified as Michael T. Parker of Hillsboro.

Deputies reported poor underwater visibility due to murky water conditions. Divers spent several hours in the water, finishing at about 2:30 pm. There are no plans to continue diving at this time.


     
     
     
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