Woodland drowning victim named
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
A teenager who drowned in Woodland’s Horseshoe Lake was identified Tuesday by Cowlitz County authorities as Jesus Orlando Gomez Beltran.
Beltran, 16, was a Woodland resident.
Witnesses say he swam to a buoy Monday afternoon and got into trouble while returning to shore. Another swimmer was unable to save him. Divers found the body about an hour later.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.