Man floating at Sand Harbor identified

Washoe County sheriff’s investigators have identified the man who was found floating in the water at Sand Harbor as Carl Strickland, 40, of Incline Village.

Students in a paddleboarding class discovered the body Aug. 22 about 10:50am near the boat docks.

Detectives said the instructor the body was tangled in some ropes affixed to a boat. The victim was pulled to the surface where he was pronounced deceased by emergency medical responders.

Detectives said they found evidence that indicates the man had been working on the boat and appears to have entered the water on his own volition. No foul play is suspected. The exact cause of death has not been determined.

— Lake Tahoe News staff report