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On July 6th 2018 at approximately 1219 hours, Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a body was recovered in the Wenatchee River, near the 4700 block of Old Monitor Road, in Monitor, WA. The body was first observed tangled in some brush by a rafter as they passed through the area. The rafter reported the sighting through Rivercom but had left the area prior to the arrival of emergency responders.
Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived in the area and located the deceased body in the river 15-20 feet from shore snagged on submerged logs. The body was recovered and turned over to the Chelan County Coroner. Further investigation is required for identification purposes and the potential cause of death.