Okanogan County Sheriff's Office: Missing Man Found Dead - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Okanogan County Sheriff's Office: Missing Man Found Dead

Posted: Updated:

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OKANOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On 11-07-12 several volunteers continued to search for 50-year-old Christopher Campbell in Conconully area. The Okanogan County Search and Rescue along with Deputies used a boat to search various waterways in the area. At around 1:30 PM Wednesday a search found a broken tree limb and glass at the far north end of the upper reservoir of Conconully Lake.

The boat patrol was able to get to the end of the lake and could see what appeared to be tire tracks at the bottom of a 40 foot embankment. As the boat was moving through the mill foil, oil appeared on the water surface.

Search and rescue divers were called to the area and located Mr. Campbell's vehicle in approximately 12 feet of water about 300 feet from end of the lake. Mr. Campbell's body was also located in his vehicle.

It appears that Mr. Campbell had been returning to his camp at Fish Lake when something happened and he drove off the edge of road, went down the 40 foot embankment and sank in the lake.

The vehicle and Mr. Campbell were removed from the lake at around 4:00 PM yesterday. Family has on scene when Mr. Campbell was located. An autopsy has been scheduled for Mr. Campbell.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:41 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.
    >>
  • UPDATE: PHOTOS Of Sex Offenders Who Live In Kootenai County

    UPDATE: PHOTOS Of Sex Offenders Who Live In Kootenai County

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 6:50 AM EST2014-02-26 11:50:17 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Do you know who lives next to you, or in your neighborhood? KHQ has teamed up with local law enforcement agencies to keep you updated on sex offenders that may be living close to you. The latest photos are from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office website. All of the offenders have served their time and are not wanted by authorities.>>
    KHQ.COM - Do you know who lives next to you, or in your neighborhood? KHQ has teamed up with local law enforcement agencies to keep you updated on sex offenders that may be living close to you. The latest photos are from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office website.>>
  • LOOKING FOR A HOME? 10 Homes For Sale In Spokane For $125,000

    LOOKING FOR A HOME? 10 Homes For Sale In Spokane For $125,000

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:56:12 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spring is a popular time to purchase and sell a home. Here are 10 homes for sale in Spokane for $125,000. These homes were found on www.WindermereSpokane.com. If you would like more information on any of these homes or would like to schedule a tour, contact your real estate agent with the correct MLS number.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spring is a popular time to purchase and sell a home. Here are 10 homes for sale in Spokane for $125,000. These homes were found on www.WindermereSpokane.com. If you would like more information on any of these homes or would like to schedule a tour, contact your real estate agent with the correct MLS number.>>