Madera County sheriff deputies responded to Bass Lake Saturday evening about 5 p.m., after being notified a body had been discovered in the water, east of Mallard Drive.
Upon arrival to the location deputies found the body of a 48-year-old woman in a small stream that feeds the lake at the end of the old Ducey’s boat docks.
The woman’s identity has not be released at this time. The cause of death is under investigation, although currently there is no indication of foul play according to a sheriff’s office spokesman.
Investigators were at the scene over night.
Additional details will be released at a later time.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office, (559) 642-3201.