MCSO searching for body of missing diver at Lake Pleasant

Posted at 11:09 AM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-05 14:09:30-04

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is searching for the body of a diver who went missing at Lake Pleasant Saturday evening.

The MCSO dive team was dispatched to the lake around 5:53 p.m. after the man didn't return while diving with two of his friends.

The exact location where the man went missing is unclear at this time, though officials say crews are stationed near the dam.

Peoria Fire officials confirmed the search is being classified as a body recovery operation at this time.

The man has not yet been identified.