Body recovered after two people jump into Tempe Town Lake, but only one resurfaced

The man has still not resurfaced.
Published: May. 15, 2023 at 5:27 AM MST|Updated: May. 16, 2023 at 7:02 AM MST
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TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Crews have recovered a body after two adults jumped into Tempe Town Lake late Sunday night, but only one resurfaced.

Tempe Police responded to reports that someone had jumped off of Mill Avenue bridge into the water around 11:50 p.m. When they arrived, fire officials and officers found one man in the water and got him out. He told officials that his friend had also jumped into the lake but didn’t resurface. Around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, officials recovered a body of a man in his 20s-30s that is believed to be that friend, however, his identity has not yet been released. At this time, It’s also unclear if impairment is a factor in the incident.