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Sarasota News Leader October 19, 2012 Since the Niagara Falls feat, Wallenda and his family have been on the road for performanc- es. "When we welcome him home to Sarasota, we are letting Nik know how proud he has made The victim of an apparent drowning this week in Sarasota Bay has been identified, the Sarasota Police De- partment has announced. About 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 14, a boater observed a body floating in Sarasota Bay just off of Is- land Park, a Police Department news release says. The victim has been positively identified as James LaRive, the release adds. LaRive, who was 62, previously had described himself as homeless and living aboard a sail- boat anchored in the city mooring area, near where his body was recovered, the news re- lease says. Page 55 us, and how proud we are of him!" Reis said in the press release. "I hope that we will have a huge and enthusiastic crowd to meet Nik at the airport this Friday morning." APPARENT DROWNING VICTIM IDENTIFIED Emergency responders, including two Saraso- ta police officers in a department boat, pulled LaRive from the water, the news release says. The body was transported to the 10th Street boat ramp, where personnel from the depart- ment's Criminalistics unit and the Saraso- ta County Medical Examiner's Office, along with a Police Department detective, initiated a death investigation, the news release adds. The release of LaRive's identity was delayed pending positive identification and the notifi- cation of next-of-kin, the release says. The death appears to be the result of an acci- dental drowning; however, the investigation has not been completed, the release notes. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact detectives at 364-7309. Enter To Win A New iPad When our "Likes" on Facebook reach 1,000, we will randomly select one of our subscribers to receive a new iPad. The contest concludes when The Sarasota News Leader achieves 1,000 "Likes" on Facebook, One winner will be selected at random from among sub- scribers. Only subscribers are eligible to win the iPad, regardless of having "Liked" our page on Facebook. Contest is open only to residents of Sarasota County. Selected winners must provide a valid Sarasota County street address to receive the iPad. Contest is void where prohibited by law. 1 Click to Subscribe 2 Then Like Us On Facebook

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