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Metro: Possible body of missing teen found at Lake Mohave
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LAKE MOHAVE -- The Metro Police Dive and Rescue team, along with park rangers found a body shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Police told 8 News NOW they believe the body is that of a missing 17-year-old who reportedly jumped off a cliff into Lake Mohave to help another swimmer.

According to Christie Vanover, with Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the teen boy jumped from a 20-foot cliff at Nelson's Landing around noon.

A witness said the swimmer the teen helped made it to safety, but the teen never resurfaced.  The identity of the body found will be released later by the Clark County Coroner's office.

Rangers say the water in that area is 65-feet deep.

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