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Body found in lake believed to be missing boater

Posted at 6:42 AM, Mar 18, 2016

A search in Lake Thonotosassa is over.

Members of the Hillsborough County sheriff’s dive team have recovered a body of man believed to have drown Wednesday.

A young man, whose identity has not been officially released, jumped off a pontoon boat in the lake and disappeared under the surface when he tried to retrieve something in the water Wednesday, Hillsborough sheriff’s deputies said.

Authorities do not suspect foul play was involved.

None of the people on the pontoon boat at the time of the incident could swim.

Sheriff’s dive team members began searching for the body Wednesday evening. They suspended the search Wednesday night then resumed Thursday morning.

Albisureis said he spoke to his roommate shortly after noon Wednesday. Albisureis tried to reach his roommate on his cell again about 7 p.m. but did not get an answer. Albisureis later heard his roommate had drown.