Two bodies retrieved from Fallen Leaf Lake

[South Tahoe Now]

Bruce's Legacy, the underwater search and recovery team from Wisconsin, was at Fallen Leaf Lake recently, searching the water for a missing person. What they found was more than expected when bodies of both a man and woman were recovered.

"We believe they've been there for a considerable amount of time," Lt. Matthew Foxworthy of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office told South Tahoe Now.

The man's body was being held at the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake by an anchor tied by rope around him, but at this time Foxworthy said they don't know the circumstances, whether it was accidental or something else. The woman's body was not weighted ...