Featured Stories

Updated: Bodies found in Folsom Lake

By From page A1 | May 21, 2014

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced that searchers have found the bodies of all four men who went missing after a May 10 Folsom Lake boating accident.

The deceased were identified as Toby Strauch, 54; Gerald Jacobs, 53; and James Andrew Strauch, 47; and Jon Smith, 48.James Andrew Strauch was found on May 16, Jacobs and Toby Strauch were recovered May 17 and Smith was found May 19.

All four men were from the Sacramento area. Their causes of death were cervical vertebral fracture (James, Toby and Smith) and aortic transection due to blunt force trauma to the chest (Jacobs).

Around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, California State Parks received a report regarding a capsized boat on Folsom Lake, according to a press release. Within minutes, park rangers arrived and located the boat, described as a 35-to-40-foot speed boat.

El Dorado County and Placer County sheriff’s departments, Sacramento County DART Team and the CHP teamed up in the search effort.

Cole Mayer

Leave a Comment

Discussion | No comments

Search


  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Follow Us On Facebook

  • Special Publications »

    Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service (updated 4/30/2015) and Privacy Policy (updated 4/7/2015).
    Copyright (c) 2017 McNaughton Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned local media company that proudly publishes the Daily Republic, Mountain Democrat, Davis Enterprise, Village Life and other community-driven publications.