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November 21, 2018

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Man dies at Lake Mohave after diving into water

A man died Monday at Lake Mohave after authorities received a report of a possible drowning in a cove north of Laughlin, according to the National Park Service.

The Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a report about 2:30 p.m. of a possible drowning at Cabinsite Cove, on the Arizona side of the Colorado River, officials said. The reporting party said the victim had not surfaced after diving into the water, officials said.

National Park Service rangers and a dive team from the fire department in Bullhead City, Ariz., responded. The swimmer was located and recovered at 4:55 p.m., officials said.

The Mohave County medical examiner will identify the victim and determine cause of death, officials said. The incident is under investigation.