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Man's body recovered from MacArthur Park lake

December 11, 2012 | 12:01 pm

Approximate location of search shown in black.

Authorities recovered the body of a man Tuesday in the MacArthur Park lake after a four-hour search.

Los Angeles Fire Department divers found the man, who was about 30, using sonar technology, authorities said.

A caller reported seeing an unidentified man swim into the lake shortly before 6:41 a.m. and not emerge, said Shawn Lenske, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The cause of death is under investigation.


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Map: Approximate location of search shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.