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Missing swimmer's body found in Lake Mendota

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Divers in Dane County have recovered the body of a missing swimmer from Lake Mendota.

Dispatchers got a call about a man missing in the lake about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Madison Fire Department divers began a rescue effort, but after 2½ hours were unable to locate the man.

WKOW-TV says the Dane County dive team used sonar equipment as the search turned to a recovery operation. They were able to find the swimmer's body.

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