Gary E. Welmer

Gary E. Welmer

A Lake Havasu City man was found Monday in the area of Thompson Bay, after disappearing beneath the waves this weekend.

Mohave County Sheriff’s Officials have identified Gary E. Welmer, 67, as a passenger onboard a watercraft traveling through Thompson Bay Sunday evening. According to investigators, Welmer left the watercraft for reasons unspecified. When Welmer didn’t emerge from the water, other passengers contacted emergency dispatchers.

Mohave County Sheriff’s boating safety officers began diving operations to locate Welmer, starting Sunday. Deputies recovered Welmer’s body less than 18 hours later, beneath 21 feet of water.

According to Sheriff’s officials, the incident remained under investigation as of Monday afternoon

2
3
0
56
3

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.