Update: Deputies used a drone to locate a body, and the Grant County Coroner's office has confirmed it is the body of  67-year-old Mauricio Cardenas. Specialists will now conduct an autopsy to try and determine the official cause of death.


(Grant County, WA) -- The search is still on for the body of a man who is suspected to have drowned the waters of Alkali Lake. The 60-year-old Soap Lake man was with family when he went down and did not come back up Saturday.

Columbia Basin Dive Rescue spent much of the weekend looking for the body, but heavy vegetation is complicating the search effort.

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