Teen boy dies in Lake Pleasant on Memorial Day

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LAKE PLEASANT - A teenage boy is dead after drowning in Lake Pleasant on the evening of Memorial Day.

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies tell 3TV that 17-year-old Richard Agostino drowned while swimming in Lake Pleasant.


According to Agostino's family, another swimmer dove from a cliff and landed on top of Agostino, severely injuring him, which lead to his drowning. Agostino's body was later recovered by rescue crews.