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The following information is preliminary and subject to change as the incident is currently under investigation. Events in this press release may change as the investigation progresses.
Kootenai County, Idaho – On September 16th, 2023, at approximately 4:00 PM, Kootenai County Sheriff Marine Deputies, Coeur d’ Alene Tribal Police, and the Worley Fire Department responded to the Blackrock Marina in Rockford Bay for a reported drowning. An adult male, later identified as Aaron T. Robb of Coeur d’Alene, was removed from the water and brought to shore prior to the arrival of first responders. Medical personal treated Robb at the scene before he was airlifted to Kootenai Health for treatment. Despite lifesaving efforts, Robb later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The investigation is ongoing and no other information is available at this time.
Sheriff Robert B. NorrisBy: Sergeant Ryan MillerCase #23-41033
Contact: Lt. Zachary SiffordOffice: 208-446-2245PIO Cell: firstname.lastname@example.org