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Police find body of man in Tempe Town Lake following two-day search

Jul 17, 2021, 10:58 AM | Updated: Jul 20, 2021, 4:02 pm
(Tempe Police Department Photo)...
(Tempe Police Department Photo)
(Tempe Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX — The body of a man was pulled out of Tempe Town Lake on Saturday morning after a search began for the missing person on Friday, authorities said.

The Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Dive team pulled the man, 35-year-old Aaron Lee Yazzi, from the water.

Police responded to the lake Friday evening about a call of a man who ran into the water and never resurfaced.

Following several dives by Tempe Fire Medical Rescue and no body found, the lack of visibility and storms moved operations into a second day.

The DPS Ranger also attempted to search the lake and its surroundings on Friday but were unsuccessful.

No additional information was made available.

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Police find body of man in Tempe Town Lake following two-day search