Dead Body Was Found Near the Lake Mead Shore

August 5, 2011 | Ed Bernstein
Dead Body Was Found Near the Lake Mead Shore

Just weeks after Aria officials began notifying patrons who stayed at the hotel from June 21 to July 4 that they may have been exposed to the sometimes-fatal Legionnaires’ bacteria and Arizona couple has fallen ill.   Another sad reminder of how a bit of Summer fun can turn to tragedy occurred this morning when a swimmer was found dead Friday morning at Lake Mead. The 40 year old swimmer whose name has not been released was announced missing Thursday night only to have his body discovered at 9:45 a.m. this morning. I would like everyone to take the time to read through these swimming tips and visit this LINK for more tips to keep yourself (and your family) safe.   • Alcohol and water do not mix. Never swim or go boating when you have been drinking alcoholic beverages. Remember, your life and the lives of your family members depend on it. Often, children drown in the presence of adults who have been drinking. • Use a safety float line to separate shallow water from deeper water. Mark pool depths clearly. • Only designated swimming areas of a lake should be used. • Children and adults should wear approved personal flotation devices when in a boat. Small children also should wear flotation devices while playing near water or on piers. • Families, especially those with backyard pools, should know how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Classes are offered by many hospitals and the American Red Cross.   -Edward M Bernstein and Associates Authorities Find Man’s Body Near Lake Mead Shore LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Mike Blasky August 5, 2011 A swimmer who went missing in Lake Mead Thursday night was found dead Friday morning. Authorities said the 40-year-old man’s body was found about 9:45 a.m. near the shore. Read the rest of the article HERE


Ed Bernstein

Edward M. Bernstein, Esq. is the owner and founding partner of Edward M. Bernstein & Associates, and one of the most recognizable figures in Nevada. Ed is one of state’s premier personal injury attorneys and has hosted The Ed Bernstein Show for over 31 years. He has served the Las Vegas community for decades with dozens of community appointments and terms of service. In the year 2000, he was Nevada’s Democratic nominee for the United States Senate.

Ed received his B.A. from Long Island University in 1971 and his J.D. from Widener University in 1975. Since then, Ed’s professional accolades include numerous publications, honors and awards, court appointments, and has been named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.