State Police recover body of man who drowned in Cochiti Lake

COCHITI, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police say the body of a man who drowned in Cochiti Lake on Saturday has been recovered.

State Police say they were able to recover the body of 34-year-old Ariel Gonzalez-Vasquez of Albuquerque.

Officials said he vanished after jumping off a boat into the lake. He had been hanging out with his family and never came back up.

State Police say large waves and wind made the swimming difficult. Gonzalez-Vasquez never resurfaced.

 

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