"There obviously was a tremendous mistake made, and what compounded the mistake was the attempt to try to cover up," the official said.
Trump continued to defend the nation as an "incredible ally" and allowed for the possibility that Khashoggi's death wasn't ordered by the crown prince.
"The beat was about to drop, and literally the whole floor collapsed," one witness said.
Three rafts flipped on the Naranjo River on Saturday afternoon, and the five victims were carried away downstream, according to authorities.
The incident, in which no one was injured, "revealed a potential for the battery inside the camera to ignite," police said.