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Lake Havasu man may have died attempting to recover remote controlled boat

Posted at 2:15 PM, May 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-04 17:15:06-04

A Lake Havasu man's body was pulled from the lake early Saturday morning.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office in Arizona says it received a call about a missing person at around 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

Upon arrival, they found miscellaneous personal belongings on shore and a remote controlled boat was floating near the Buoy Line of Thompson Bay.

A body was located about 75 feet from short in 10 feet of water. The body was identified as 59-year-old Edward Young. The sheriff's office believe that he may have crashed his boat and was attempting to swim out to it when he died.