Luxury houseboat sinks at marina

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An 86-foot, three-story $3.2 million houseboat, complete with three staterooms and a helicopter pad, sank early Monday morning at a Lake Tahoe marina.

The Sierra Rose sat partially submerged at its Tahoe Keys Marina dock in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., according to the Associated Press.

It’s not clear what sent the houseboat underwater at the marina Monday morning, but witnesses said they heard screeching, the sound of tearing metal and a passenger shout “Oh, no!” late Sunday night.

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In a related report by the Los Angeles Times, authorities feel it will be days before the houseboat can be raised to the surface.

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