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Kayaker found dead in water at Washoe Lake identified

Rescuers go out to search for a missing kayaker in Washoe Lake. Photo by George Guthrie/KOLO.
Rescuers go out to search for a missing kayaker in Washoe Lake. Photo by George Guthrie/KOLO.(KOLO)
Published: Jul. 17, 2019 at 7:36 PM PDT
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The kayaker found dead at Washoe Lake Wednesday, July 17, 2019 has been identified as 43-year-old Omar Sarabia of Carson City.

Rescue crews were called to Washoe Lake Wednesday about 7 p.m. when a passerby saw a kayaker in distress in the water.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says his death does not appear to be suspicious. The cause and manner of death are under investigation.

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