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Body found near abandoned boat in Lake Coeur d'Alene's Rockford Bay

A dock employee of a nearby marina said they found a man submerged in the water, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies located a drowning victim in Rockford Bay on Sunday morning, authorities said.

The sheriff's office identified the victim as 55-year-old Daniel J. Schroder from the area. 

Early Sunday morning, Patrol and Marine Deputies responded to an unoccupied boat that had floated up to a dock in Rockford Bay authorities said. A dock employee of a nearby marina said they found a man under the water next to a dock. Deputies arrived, found the man and determined he was dead.

Detectives and the coroner responded to the scene to assist boat crash investigators in the investigation, which is still ongoing. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said the name of the victim is not being released at this time until the next of kin is notified and more information is gathered.