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MCSO finds body of swimmer reported missing in Lake Pleasant

Jun 26, 2023, 12:37 PM | Updated: Jun 27, 2023, 9:30 am

File photo of the Sunset Ridge area of Lake Pleasant. A search effort was launched Monday, June 26,...

(Facebook File Photo/Lake Pleasant Regional Park)

(Facebook File Photo/Lake Pleasant Regional Park)

PHOENIX – The body of a swimmer who went missing in Lake Pleasant was found Monday, authorities said.

The man was identified Tuesday as 32-year-old DeAndre Taylor, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies were dispatched to the lake northwest of Phoenix for a possible drowning around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

A witness at the scene said a man didn’t resurface after going underwater while swimming in the Sunset Ridge area on the south side of the lake.

MCSO and Peoria Fire-Medical were involved in the search.

No other details were made available.

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MCSO finds body of swimmer reported missing in Lake Pleasant