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Divers find body of swimmer who went missing in lake

August 7, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say they’ve found the body of a 37-year-old man who went missing after jumping out of a boat to swim with friends in a lake.

Orange County Sheriff’s officials say the group was swimming in Lake Down near Orlando on Sunday afternoon. Divers found the man’s body Tuesday morning.

The other swimmers told investigators they heard the man calling for help after they made it safely back to the boat. He then disappeared in the water. Friends said the man was an experienced swimmer.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.

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