Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 8:21 a.m.
Updated Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 4:19 p.m.
The body of a Las Vegas man who fell off a boat at Lake Mead on Wednesday night was recovered this afternoon, National Park Service officials said.
Metro Police divers recovered the 36-year-old man’s body about 2 p.m. in 15 feet of water near the Callville Bay Marina, not far from where he disappeared, authorities said.
Park rangers and security members responded to the scene after receiving a call that a man had been drinking and had fallen off the front of the boat about 9 p.m., according to the National Park Service.
Metro joined the search today.
The cause of death and identity of the man has not been released. An investigation is ongoing, officials said.