July 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM
SPD: ‘Body’ found in Lake Washington was beaver
Leave it to beaver.
A report that a human body had been found this afternoon in Lake Washington was quickly squelched by Seattle police Harbor Patrol officers. Close examination revealed the “body” was actually the carcass of a beaver.
The beaver was found floating near the the 1500 block of Lake Washington Boulevard South.
Cause of death was not immediately known.
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