lake mead A national recreation area shows the dramatic impact of lower water levels. continuous droughtThe nation’s largest reservoir has now abandoned many of its secrets. 4th set of human bones Found in May.
Among those found was the body of Daniel Collod, who went missing in 1958. At the time, he was on a speedboat with one of his best friends.
“My dad was 22. His buddy Mike was 23, and I think it was more of a boat than they could handle,” Corod said.
Daniel Collod’s body was found on May 7th. barrel body.
The discovery sparked speculation that the lake was used as a burial site. organized crime and gangs Since the dawn of Las Vegas, just a 30 minute drive from the lake.
Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is a lawyer who represented the big names in Old Vegas. Despite the shock of a dead body being found in a barrel at the bottom of the lake, he said he did not believe the death was mob related.
“Well, if it was mob related, we would have listened. Why bother to drive out and put someone in a barrel. They want people to know that. That’s a lesson.” to teach,” said Goodman.
Police are shocked at how low the water level in Lake Mead is and it continues to drop, revealing bodies from the past.
“I believe that barrel was once about 150 feet under water. I never dreamed the lake was this low,” said Lt. Jason Johansson of the Las Vegas Metro Homicide Department.
As more bodies were discovered, Corod said: climate change Conveys a darker image.
“If I could wave a magic wand and wipe out the effects of climate change, drought and agricultural consumption and get rid of it all, I would gladly accept that my father’s remains are gone forever. It’s worth it.” No,” Corod said.
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