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18-year-old man dies while swimming at Lake Mead

2nd death reported over weekend
Posted at 1:32 PM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 16:32:17-04

Another person is dead after going for a swim at Lake Mead National Recreation Area over the weekend.

An 18-year-old man disappeared while swimming between 2 and 3 p.m. June 17.

His body was recovered at 10:18 a.m. June 18 in the same area he was last seen.

He was not wearing a life jacket at the time.

The Mohave County Medical Examiner will determine the official cause of death and release name after relatives have been notified.

A 32-year-old man from California also died while swimming in Lake Mohave on June 17. He was swimming at Cottonwood Cove at the time. He also was not wearing a life jacket.