SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — Authorities say they are investigating a case of a body found in Lake Tahoe on Tuesday, but it does not appear to be related to the Caldor Fire.
South Lake Tahoe police say a passerby noticed a person face down in the water about 50-feet from the shoreline.READ MORE: Endangered Species Act Restored By Federal Judge In California After Trump-era Weakening
Officers located the person and found him dead.READ MORE: 'We're Angry': Downtown Sacramento Safety Perceptions Impacted After Another Deadly Shooting
No cause of death has been determined at this point. Police also say they haven’t been able to make a positive identification yet.MORE NEWS: Amador County Fairgrounds Acts As Animal Evacuation Center Amid Electra Fire
The case is now being handled by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, but investigators say it appears unrelated to the Caldor Fire that prompted South Lake Tahoe residents to evacuate the city.