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Man dies while swimming at Lake Mohave

Posted at 12:17 PM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 15:36:28-04

The body of a 38-year-old man was recovered near Cabinsite Cove on Lake Mohave Monday.
At 9:52 a.m., the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interagency Communication Center received a call from a bystander reporting that someone was swimming and yelled for help before going under water. 
The National Park Service and Bullhead City Fire Department responded to the scene and began an immediate search by land, water and air. A bystander, who was diving nearby, located the victim and pulled him out of the water at 10:25 a.m.

The man was not wearing a life jacket.
The Mohave County Medical Examiner will confirm the victim’s identity and determine the cause of death. The incident is under investigation.

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