Authorities recover body of man who fell from boat at Lake Havasu

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by Jennifer Thomas

azfamily.com

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 1 at 11:34 AM

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. -- Authorities have recovered the body of a man who fell off a pontoon boat at Lake Havasu.

A search had been conducted for Stefan Fowler, 25, of Campbell, Calif.

Fowler failed to resurface after falling from a boat in the Thompson Bay late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.  

Fowler was not wearing a lifejacket.

Dive teams searched for the man on Tuesday and an aerial search also was conducted. Mohave County Sheriff's Waterways deputies located the body Wednesday morning.  

Utilizing sonar equipment, Fowler's body was located in the mid-area of Thompson Bay, about 300 yards from the Nautical Inn.  
 
An autopsy will be conducted and the investigation remains ongoing.  

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