Man drowns in Tempe Town Lake Saturday morning

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

TEMPE , Ariz. -- Tempe police said a man drown Saturday morning in Tempe Town Lake.

As Pat’s Run was concluding around 9 a.m. reports started coming in that a person was struggling in the water.

Witnesses told police that the man disappeared and never resurfaced.

Tempe police and fire responded to the scene and pulled 56-year-old Joseph O'Connor's body from the water at around 1:30 p.m.

Police said O'Connor was a City of Tempe employee, adding that there were no signs of foul play.

The incident remains under investigation.