On July 11, Paul Rodriguez filmed himself with a GoPro camera on his helmet, when he capsized in his boat at Lake Mendenhall in Alaska, United States.
He writes afterwards that he will have filmed his own death AP News. This GoPro camera was found on Monday of this week.
That’s what the Alaska Police say in a press release.
Investigators watched the dramatic event on a GoPro camera, and on Tuesday of this week confirmed that it was 43-year-old Citizen Jono who owned the helmet and camera.
Rodriguez is still missing, and the police are searching for him in and around the lake.
– strong current
– The recording showed that the boat capsized due to a strong current that came from the glacier in the lake, investigator Tim DeSpain tells AP News.
DeSpain says some people randomly found the helmet on a Monday of this week. They assume that Rodriguez’s accident occurred on July 11 somewhere in Mendenhall, near the glacier.
On Sunday, they also received a message from area rangers that a vehicle had been parked near the lake since July 11.
Police determined that the car was registered to Rodriguez.
Son: – A good person
Rodriguez’s son, Jaden Rodriguez, says his father enjoyed being outdoors, doing activities like fishing, kayaking, and snowboarding.
– He was a good person, always reminding me that life is short, and that you have to do something about it, says the son.
According to police, Rodriguez was reported missing by his roommate shortly after he went missing. They were last together on July 10th.
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