Lake Havasu

This is a picture of Lake Havasu, which is on the border between Arizona and California, near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The lake is formed by Parker Dam on the Colorado River. The 2005 picture was taken from Parker Dam, which can be seen on the right.

LAKE HAVASU CITY (AP) — The body of a Lake Havasu City man who went missing while swimming near Thompson Bay was recovered Monday, authorities said.

Mohave County Sheriff’s officials said divers located the body of 67-year-old Gary Elliott Welmer around 10:30 a.m. Monday about 21 feet under the water’s surface.

Authorities responded to the area about 4 p.m. Sunday after receiving calls about a missing swimmer.

Sheriff’s crews and the Lake Havasu City police dive team performed an underwater search, but were unable to find the man and the search resumed Monday morning.

Authorities said the incident is under investigation.

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