Body Of Man Who May Have Drowned In Salt River Is Recovered

PHOENIX (AP) — The body of a man who may have drowned in the Salt River last weekend has been recovered, authorities said Monday.

Maricopa County Sheriff's officials said the man was swimming with friends near Water Users Recreation Site in Tonto Basin around 2 p.m. Sunday and went under the water and never resurfaced.

Teams of deputies searched for the man by air, ground and boat before drivers took over and the body was the body was recovered Sunday night.

The name of the man wasn’t immediately released Monday.

The Water Users Recreation Site has been popular with kayakers and tubers for decades.