Fourth set of human remains found in Lake Mead as water levels hit record low

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More human remains have been discovered in Lake Mead – bringing the tally to four since May – as water levels hit record lows amid a severe drought, according to a report.

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The newest skeletal remains were found at Swim Beach in Nevada on Saturday and are being examined by the Clark County Coroner’s office, the National Park Service said.

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The identity of the remains and the cause of death are not currently known.

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A first body was discovered on May 1, another on May 7 and a third on July 26. All the remains have yet to be identified.

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The newest discovery comes on the heels of a man, Todd Kolod, claiming he believes the second set of remains belong to his father, according to the Daily Mail.

A body found in a barrel in Lake Mead in Nevada amid record low water levels due to a drought.

One of the human remains found at Lake Mead.

There have been four human remains found in the dried-up reservoir since May.

A jaw found at Lake Mead on May 7, 2022.

Lake Mead is at its lowest level ever recorded due to the severe drought.

A formerly sunken boat stuck in the mud at Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nevada on June 10, 2022.