A tragic ending to a day of boating and swimming on Lake Chelan with today’s recovery of the body of a South Korean student from the University of Washington. The Chelan County Sheriff’s department released the following news update following a week long search.
Chelan County Sheriff’s News Release
“At approximately 12:45pm a body believed to be that of 23-year-old Donghoon Lee of Seattle was recovered from Lake Chelan. A boater in the area observed the body and called 911. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol and Chelan County Fire District #7 personnel responded to the area and recovered the body. The body has been turned over to the Chelan County Coroner’s Office. The South Korean Consulate has notified Lee’s family. Lee disappeared on June 20th while swimming with friends in Lake Chelan.”