Sep 262011

BULLHEAD CITY – The National Park Service has identified a California man who drowned at Lake Mohave in northwestern Arizona. The Park Service says 49-year-old Matthew S. Santistevan of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., was visiting the lake with his wife and friends Sunday.

Santistevan was wading in the lake when friends noticed he was missing. They found him nonresponsive in approximately 6-10 feet of water.

Friends pulled Santistevan ashore, began CPR, and contacted the National Park Service for help.

Authorities say Santistevan was not wearing a life jacket.

The death is under investigation by the National Park Service. The Clark County, Nev., Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy.

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