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Drowning victim identified as Texas man

Deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety recovered the body of 58-year-old Danny Sipes of San Angelo, Texas, from the Body Beach in Lake Havasu on Saturday, Jan. 8. (MCSO photo)

Deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety recovered the body of 58-year-old Danny Sipes of San Angelo, Texas, from the Body Beach in Lake Havasu on Saturday, Jan. 8. (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN – The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found floating in the area of Body Beach in Lake Havasu on Saturday, Jan. 8 as 58-year-old Danny Sipes of San Angelo, Texas.

MCSO wrote in a news release that just before 6 p.m. Saturday, the Division of Boating Safety responded to a report of a possible drowning. Early reports noted that witnesses observed a fully-clothed male subject walking into the water from shore and never resurfacing.

Deputies immediately began searching the water by boat. The subject, identified as Sipes, was located deceased in approximately 5 feet of water on Saturday.

The investigation continues.

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