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Authorities find body of Phoenix man last seen swimming at Lake Havasu

Jun 19, 2018, 11:50 AM | Updated: Jun 21, 2018, 1:52 pm
(Mohave County Sheriff's Office)...
(Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
(Mohave County Sheriff's Office)

PHOENIX — The body of a Phoenix man who went missing over the weekend while swimming in Lake Havasu was found Tuesday morning, officials said.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety had been searching for 45-year-old Rosario Carreon since he disappeared after jumping off a pontoon boat Saturday.

The sheriff’s department said he wasn’t wearing a life jacket and appeared to struggle before going under the water’s surface.

A boater reported seeing a body floating in the lake’s North Basin, west of the Lake Havasu State Park, and deputies confirmed it was the missing man.

The sheriff’s office said large waves, high winds, boat traffic and underwater obstructions made the search difficult.

The effort included multiple patrol boats, sonar scanning equipment, a remotely operated submarine and a helicopter.

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Authorities find body of Phoenix man last seen swimming at Lake Havasu