Teenager dies in swimming incident at Lake Mohave
Authorities have identified the teenager who died after an incident Tuesday, July 3, at Lake Mead National Recreation Area as 16-year-old Jonathon Gabriel James of Imperial Beach, California.
At 6:18 p.m. reports came of a possible drowning at Cabinsite Cove on Lake Mohave. Apparently, the teen was swimming out to a buoy. On his way back, bystanders reportedly noticed he was having difficulty and saw him go underwater. He was not wearing a life jacket.
Bystanders retrieved him from the water and performed CPR until first responders arrived. James was transported to a Las Vegas hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His death is being investigated as a possible drowning.