BREAKING: Dive Team Recovers Boater’s Body in Hamlin Lake

Rescue crews found a man’s body in Hamlin Lake after he went overboard this weekend.

Crews had been searching for him for three days.

It started when police responded to reports of two boaters in the water Saturday afternoon in the section of Hamlin Lake called the narrows.

A woman was pulled to safety, but Robert Conklin went under and never came back up.

Dive teams found his body his around 6:30 Monday evening.

They were able to retrieve it by 7:10.

This is the 5th drowning in Mason County this year.