SEARCH & RESCUES

Search And Rescue Teams Recover Body From Holladay Pond

May 10, 2021, 9:22 PM | Updated: Jul 13, 2023, 5:33 pm

(Jay Hancock)...

(Jay Hancock)

(Jay Hancock)

HOLLADAY, Utah — Authorities have recovered a body after search and rescue teams were called out to a reported drowning in Holladay.

The incident happened Monday night on private property near 2626 East Walker Lane, according to Sgt. Melody Cutler with the Unified Police Department.

Cutler said a group of construction workers was working in the area and decided to take some kayaks out on the pond. One of the kayaks capsized and the man never resurfaced.

Police identified the victim as 35-year-old Melvin Danilo Castro, of Kearns, on Tuesday.

Cutler said police are looking at this as an accidental drowning right now with no ill-intent.

Members of the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team were called out to assist with the recovery.

(Unified Police Department) (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue) (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue) (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue) (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue)

KSL 5 TV Live

Search & Rescues

Search and rescue crews at the entrance of Frary Peak trail....

Michael Houck

4 teen hikers rescued after getting lost in fog on Antelope Island

Four teenagers needed help off an Antelope Island trail after a thick fog caused them to get lost Tuesday evening. 

2 months ago

Craig Gordon (right) meeting Matt Long (left) for the first time after the tragic avalanche....

Alex Cabrero

20 years after fatal avalanche, an investigator and survivor meet for the first time

A survivor of the fatal avalanche near the Sundance Ski Resort in 2003 met the man who started an avalanche awareness program because of that incident.

2 months ago

The Provo Police Department says thermal technology helped them save a young man who was lost while...

Shelby Lofton

Thermal technology helping Provo police get to stranded hikers quicker

The Provo Police Department says thermal technology helped them save a young man who was lost while hiking Sunday night.

2 months ago

helicopter hovers above a paraglider crash on a snow-covered mountain...

Andrew Adams and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Rescuers airlift man off Mahogany Mountain after Utah County paragliding crash

Rescuers hoisted a paraglider off a Utah County mountain Tuesday night after a crash and said he is expected to recover.

2 months ago

A 26-year-old woman suffered a lower leg injury in a hiking accident Sunday at Arches National Park...

Mark Jones

Woman injured in hiking accident at Arches National Park

A 26-year-old woman suffered a lower leg injury in a hiking accident Sunday at Arches National Park.

2 months ago

Avalanche Awareness Week is coming at a critical time after some areas in the mountains of Utah got...

Dan Rascon

Avalanche Awareness Week provides training for those going into the backcountry

Avalanche Awareness Week is coming at a critical time after some areas in the mountains of Utah got more than 4 feet of new snow as a result of the weekend storm.

3 months ago

Sponsored Articles

Modern chandelier hanging from a white slanted ceiling with windows in the backgruond...

Lighting Design

Light Up Your Home With These Top Lighting Trends for 2024

Check out the latest lighting design trends for 2024 and tips on how you can incorporate them into your home.

Technician woman fixing hardware of desktop computer. Close up....

PC Laptops

Tips for Hassle-Free Computer Repairs

Experiencing a glitch in your computer can be frustrating, but with these tips you can have your computer repaired without the stress.

Close up of finger on keyboard button with number 11 logo...

PC Laptops

7 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Laptop to Windows 11

Explore the benefits of upgrading to Windows 11 for a smoother, more secure, and feature-packed computing experience.

Stylish room interior with beautiful Christmas tree and decorative fireplace...

Lighting Design

Create a Festive Home with Our Easy-to-Follow Holiday Prep Guide

Get ready for festive celebrations! Discover expert tips to prepare your home for the holidays, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for unforgettable moments.

Battery low message on mobile device screen. Internet and technology concept...

PC Laptops

9 Tips to Get More Power Out of Your Laptop Battery

Get more power out of your laptop battery and help it last longer by implementing some of these tips from our guide.

Users display warnings about the use of artificial intelligence (AI), access to malicious software ...

Les Olson

How to Stay Safe from Cybersecurity Threats

Read our tips for reading for how to respond to rising cybersecurity threats in 2023 and beyond to keep yourself and your company safe.

Search And Rescue Teams Recover Body From Holladay Pond