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Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Chicopee River

A woman reported her husband was swimming when he got tired and was swept away by a fast current

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    The body of a 24-year-old swimmer who went missing Sunday evening in Springfield, Massachusetts, was found the following morning, authorities said.

    Police responded to a woman's 911 call just before 5:45 p.m. to the Indian Leap area of the Chicopee River for a report of a missing man.

    The woman reported her husband was swimming when he got tired and was swept into the middle of the river by a fast current where he was last seen before going under.

    Crews searched through the evening and continued Monday, when they found a body around 11:40 a.m.

    Authorities Search For Missing 24-Year-Old Swimmer

    [NECN] Authorities Search For Missing 24-Year-Old Swimmer

    The man got tired while swimming in the Chicopee River in Springfield, Massachusetts and was swept away by a fast current, according to his wife who called 911

    (Published Sunday, June 3, 2018)

    The victim was publicly identified Tuesday as Jaime Lopez of Springfield. The office of Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni confirmed he drowned.

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