More remains found at drought-afflicted Lake Mead

Posted at 7:38 AM, May 9, 2022 and last updated 12:45 PM, May 9, 2022

By Bronson Christian

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A second set of human remains were found at Callville Bay in Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Saturday.

Lindsey and Lynette Melvin reportedly took the following photos of these remains that were found, a week after the discovery of a barrel containing skeletal remains near Hemenway Beach.

According to a Boulder City press release National Park Service rangers discovered skeletal remains after receiving a witness report.

Rangers report the remains were found around 2 p.m.

This discovery was made after human remains were initially found at Lake Mead.

This story was originally published May 8 by KTNV in Las Vegas, an E.W. Scripps Company.

MORE NEWS