Dive team recovers body of man in Lake Arlington

Dive team recovers body in Lake Arlington

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Officials have recovered the body of a man who went underwater in Lake Arlington near Bowman Springs Park Friday evening.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified him as 30-year-old James Pippins, of Fort Worth.

Pippins was swimming near the boat dock and went under about 30 feet to the south of the dock. That's when at about 8 p.m., officials were called to the scene at 7003 West Poly Webb Road. Arlington Police Lake Patrol assisted in the search.

After nearly two hours of searching, divers recovered his body. 

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