Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, February 17, 2017

Search for deceased male in Boise River called off for safety reasons due to darkness, no evidence of foul play

Boise Police Officers responded to reports of a deceased male whose body was seen in the Boise River near Parkcenter Boulevard and Highland Street at 4:42 p.m. on Friday.  Officers searched along the water while Boise Fire Dive Team members made attempts at recovery on the water, but the search was called off due to darkness.  No foul play is suspected.  Officers and dive team members will continue to search on Saturday.  Anyone who may provide information to assist searchers in locating the deceased male are asked to call 911.