Search underway for missing boaters at Lake Pueblo State Park
PUEBLO, Colo. -- At 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, 911 dispatch transferred a
call to Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers at Lake Pueblo State Park to
report a missing person.
The brother of a woman believed to have been on a fishing trip at the
lake was concerned because his sister failed to return home when
Shortly thereafter, at 1 a.m. Sunday morning, park rangers in three
patrol boats mounted a search for the missing 57 year-old Kimberlie
Temple (date of birth: 09/09/1959) and the man she was with, 61 year old
Frank Montoya (date of birth: 03/14/1955).
Temple and Montoya were last seen by the aquatic nuisance species
inspectors at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. They were boating in a 1978
A pickup and boat trailer presumed to belong to Montoya was found in the parking area at the south boat ramp.
Rangers stopped the initial search at 2 p.m. Sunday, and resumed
searching at 9 a.m. this morning. Thus far, no other law enforcement
agencies have been involved in the search, but if no trace is found, the
Pueblo Sheriff's Office and police department could take over the
search as soon as tomorrow.
More information will be released as it is made available.
If you have information on where these individuals or the boat was last
seen, or if you see Montoya or Temple, please contact Colorado State
Patrol Dispatch at (719) 544-2424.