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MCSO divers recover body of 18-year-old from Lake Pleasant

May 16, 2022, 8:42 AM

(Facebook Photo/Lake Pleasant Regional Park)...

(Facebook Photo/Lake Pleasant Regional Park)

(Facebook Photo/Lake Pleasant Regional Park)

PHOENIX – Authorities have recovered the body of swimmer who went under at Lake Pleasant near Peoria on Sunday.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said Monday divers found the body of an 18-year-old man in the evening.

He was reported missing shortly before 5 p.m. the previous day in the Sunset Ridge area on the lake’s south side, deputies said in an email.

The teenager went into the water but didn’t resurface, witnesses said.

No other details were made available.

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MCSO divers recover body of 18-year-old from Lake Pleasant