Deputies recover, identify body of swimmer who didn’t resurface at Lake Pleasant
LAKE PLEASANT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Maricopa County deputies have identified the body of a swimmer recovered at Lake Pleasant on Wednesday afternoon. The sheriff’s office says 18-year-old Jovanni Thomas-Padilla was found after more than two hours of searching.
Just before 4:30 p.m., investigators were called to the Scorpion Bay Marina for a man who was having trouble swimming. However, he went under and never resurfaced, deputies said. Around 7 p.m., deputies confirmed Thomas-Padilla’s body was found.
The investigation is ongoing.
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