(NBC News) A man snorkeling in the Colorado River made a seemingly terrifying discovery.
The man was diving near the Arizona-California border when he saw the skeletons sitting in lawn chairs in about 40 feet of water.
He called the la Paz County Sheriff’s Department to report the remains.
That prompted the sheriff’s office to launch a hunt for what authorities thought were real bodies.
It didn’t take long to determine the bones were fake and had been strategically placed to appear as if they were sitting together.
The skeletons were wearing sunglasses and one was holding a sign.
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