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Park rangers identify man found on shores of Lake Mead

Joyce Lupiani

Park rangers identify man found on shores of Lake Mead

CREATED Oct. 5, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The man that was found on the Arizona shoreline of Lake Mead on Thursday has been identified as 54-year-old Kenneth Ritter of Naperville, IL.

The body was recovered after several reports came in about 1 p.m. north of Castle Cove near the Arizona border.

National Park Service rangers found the body at about 2 p.m. An inflatable kayak was found nearby.

Ritter was not wearing a personal flotation device. The official cause of death is still pending.

Action News will update this story if new information becomes available.

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