Portneuf River Death – The Bannock County Sheriff’s Office have confirmed the death of a man who drowned in the Portneuf River at Lava Hot Springs on Sunday afternoon, August 16 just in the same spot where a Marsh Valley High School student, Marcos Gil drowned in 2018 while saving his girlfriend
The authorities reports that the incident on Sunday occurred around 3.50 p.m. The man drowned after jumping into the river, says the authorities.
Around 8.p.m, the man’s body was recovered by emergency responders, says the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office.
The search and recovery of the man was assisted by Bingham County Sheriff’s Office dive team.
The identity of the man is yet to be released pending the family’s notification, says the authorities.