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Drowning victim’s body recovered from Phoenix-area lake

Aug 6, 2018, 9:35 AM | Updated: 3:54 pm
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PHOENIX — The body of a 42-year-old man who never resurfaced at a Maricopa County lake over the weekend has been recovered, authorities said.

The Sheriff’s Office said a dive team pulled the drowning victim from Lake Pleasant late Sunday. Friends of the unidentified man said he had gone under Sunday near Humbug Cove and called in around 4:30 p.m.

ABC15 reported a sheriff’s spokesman said the man had fallen off a boat into the water but turned down offers of help climbing back on. He said he’d got for a swim.

Investigators were still working the case Monday morning.

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Drowning victim’s body recovered from Phoenix-area lake