The man who drowned Sunday in Flaming Gorge Reservoir was identified Monday as Mikal Wersland, 47.
Wersland was a retired police officer with the Unified Police Department. A UPD news release said he also had worked for South Salt Lake police.
“Our deepest condolences and prayers are with his family and friends,” said the news release from UPD and Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera.
FOX 13 reported Wersland drowned in Cedar Springs Marina. Daggett County Sheriff Erik Bailey told the station that his staff was dispatched to the marina at around 2:10 p.m.
They found the man, who turned out to be Wersland, unresponsive. He was later pronounced dead.
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