Christa Gerard Death – The Grant County Coroner’s office has released the identity of the woman who drowned on Thursday, July 23, in the Columbia River, as 43-year-old Christa Gerard, of Lynnwood.
Report says Christa was with family in the Crescent Bar area when she went floating on the river and didn’t return Thursday night.
Her family immediately reported her as missing and the search for her commenced all through the evening.
She was later found dead on Friday, on the shoreline.
An autopsy will be conducted by the Grant County Coroner’s office to determine the cause and manner of death.