Meyers Man Falls Through The Ice on Thanksgiving

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday it recovered the body of a Meyers man who fell through the ice at Lake Baron in Meyers on Thanksgiving Day. 39-year-old David Schmidt was walking three dogs when he fell through the ice. The three dogs were found and taken to a veterinarian for treatment. The incident was reported around noon on Thanksgiving Day. Searchers looked for him until Thursday evening and searchers found cold weather clothing in that area. The search resumed on Friday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office used a remote operated vehicle to find Schmdit’s body and recover it