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Searchers find body of man who drowned in Yuma canal

Posted at 8:48 PM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 22:48:25-05

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in Yuma County have located the body of a man who fell in a canal and drowned nearly two weeks ago.

The Yuma County Sheriff's Office says the body of 54-year-old Woodley Mason was found Friday. Mason fell in the Gila Gravity Canal while fishing on Oct. 28.

Rescuers and divers from Yuma police, the sheriff's office and the Yuma Proving Ground were involved in the search.