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Youth fishing at city beach hooks body

June 8, 2022

A youth fishing off the Statue of Liberty Pier at Sandpoint City Beach hooked the clothing of a dead man about 15-feet off the pier's end Tuesday, prompting a response from multiple agencies, including Sandpoint Police, Selkirk Fire Department and the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office Marine Department and Dive Team.

The incident was reported at about 11:36 a.m. June 7, and divers were able to recover the body of Gary Bonser, 40, Sagle. It is unknown at this time how long he had been in the water. The cause and circumstances of his death are currently under investigation.

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