The body of a Salina man was recovered from an area lake.
According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Thursday morning search crews recovered the body of 58-year-old Michael Wayne Larson of Salina.
Larson was reported to have fallen out of a boat on the afternoon of October 8th near the west end of Lake Wilson. Recovery efforts have been ongoing since that time.
Game Wardens from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will also be completing a fatality boat accident investigation to complete this incident.
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The search is continuing for a man who fell from a boat at Wilson Lake.
According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday afternoon at around 4:00 a female called dispatch to report a man had fallen off a boat at Lake Wilson. The man and woman had been boating toward the west end of Lake Wilson when the male occupant of the boat fell out and possibly struck his head on the boat as he fell.
Emergency crews were notified of the situation and units responded from the Russell County Sheriff’s Office along with units from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Russell County EMS, and multiple Rural Fire Agencies.
It was still an active search and investigation as of Tuesday afternoon.