A local psychiatrist passed away over Labor Day weekend after falling into Whiskeytown Lake.
According to a Shasta County Sheriff’s Office press release, Whiskeytown Rangers received a call on Sept. 5 at 11:14 p.m. about a man possibly going into the water near the Brandy Creek Marina boat mooring dock on the lake.
Due to darkness, a dive team was unable to respond unbil approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, the release states.
At approximately 10:33 a.m., divers recovered the body of Patrick Brown, 58, of Weed. Brown had been vacationing with family at the lake over the holiday weekend. An autopsy is scheduled for this week, the release states.