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Body of swimmer located in Longview Lake

Updated: 2013-08-29T03:40:41Z

Emergency crews located the body of a missing male swimmer Wednesday night in Longview Lake.

Two people were swimming near the north shore dock shortly before 9 p.m. and one of them did not surface. The Kansas City Fire Department said the body was located in about 20 feet of water and that the Lee’s Summit Underwater Recovery unit was responding to help retrieve the body. The Missouri State Water Patrol has jurisdiction over the lake.

The drowned swimmer was not immediately identified.

| Matt Campbell, mcampbell@kcstar.com

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