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Crews recover body of man who drowned at Tempe Town Lake

Jacobi Walker
Tempe Town Lake drowning
Posted at 4:42 AM, Sep 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-21 17:49:17-04

TEMPE, AZ — Crews have recovered the body of a man who jumped into Tempe Town Lake overnight and did not resurface.

According to the Tempe Police Department, officials were called to the lake around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to investigate a possible drowning.

Police say 18-year-old Jacobi Walker reportedly jumped in the water on his own and could not be located. He was at the lake with a group of friends at the time.

Tempe Fire Medical Rescue was able to recover his body a short time later, police say.

Police say no alcohol or drugs appeared to be a factor in the drowning.

The incident is under investigation.