NORTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Rescue divers recovered a body believed to be a California man from the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe on Friday night, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said.
Though the body has not yet been officially identified, authorities said the body fits the description of Xavier Olivas, 69, who went missing after jumping from a boat into the water hours earlier.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
Olivas (pictured right), of Yucca Valley in San Bernadino County, reportedly jumped into the water with intentions to swim to shore and has not been seen since.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
The body was found submerged in the water just off of Chimney Beach in Carson City.MORE NEWS: Dixie Fire Update: 142,940 Acres Now Burned, 18 Percent Containment Reported
A medical examiner is working to officially identify the body and determine a cause of death.