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Man without life jacket found dead in water at Lake Mead

Posted at 11:24 AM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 14:57:07-04

Another drowning is being reported at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

The Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a call at 4:40 p.m. Saturday about a man who didn't surface while swimming in open water near Sand Island.

The victim was recovered from the water on Sept. 2. The man was not wearing a life jacket. 

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The Clark County coroner will release the name of the man after relatives have been notified. 

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