his weeks #FleetOnBang artist is Fly Henderson. A young man who had just got started. But was taken away from us way too soon. Man Who Died in Lake Tapps Identified as Marcus “Fly” Henderson
Marcus Henderson was 20 years old and visiting Lake Tapps from Minnesota. To his fans, he’s hip hop artist ‘Fly Henderson.’
By Lauren Padgett
The man who drowned in Lake Tapps Saturday afternoon has been identified as 20 year-old Marcus Henderson, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner.
KIRO TV reports that Henderson was swimming in the lake in the late afternoon of July 21 with his girlfriend when he slipped under the water. Witnesses say she tried to save him but she slipped under herself. Another swimmer was able to pull her to shore but unable to save Henderson.
East Pierce rescue crews searched the lake for hours and, as it got late, used sonar detection to find him. He was recovered from the lake just before midnight on July 22.
Henderson was talented, chasing his dreams and go