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Body recovered after search for missing swimmer at lake


GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a missing swimmer found in a Kansas lake.

A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office spokesman said 29-year-old Zachariah Shepherd of Andover disappeared in the water around 2 a.m. Saturday as he tried to swim across the Lake Afton, The Wichita Eagle reports.

Shepherd had been camping at the lake over the weekend.

The search began Saturday afternoon at the 258-acre man-made recreational lake in an area of Sedgwick County west of Wichita.

His body was found around 1:20 a.m. Sunday.


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