PEORIA, AZ – Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office divers have recovered the body of a man who went missing Monday afternoon near a cove at Lake Pleasant.
Sgt. Bryan Vanegas said crews located the body of 54-year-old Fernando Vargas just after 10 a.m. Tuesday. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the drowning, Vanegas said.
According to MCSO officials, Vargas and his 32-year-old daughter were swimming in a cove south of Scorpion Bay at Lake Pleasant when suddenly the man went underwater while