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Man's body recovered from Okoboji lake

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OKOBOJI, Iowa -- On Wednesday, search crews recovered the body of 35-year-old Juan Miguel Gonzales of Sioux City, Iowa. Gonzales had gone into West Lake Okoboji while boating on Sunday afternoon around 5 p.m. He was located around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday by members of the Arnolds Park/Okoboji Dive Team, who were conducting a surface search of the lake in the area south of Pikes Point where Gonzales was last seen.

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Search operations had been ongoing by divers and surface crews since Gonzales went missing.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the following agencies in the search operation: Arnolds Park/Okoboji Dive Team; Spirit Lake Fire Department Water Rescue Team; Dickinson County Emergency Management; Iowa Department of Natural Resources; Okoboji Police Department; Arnolds Park Police Department; Spirit Lake Police Department; Sanford helicopter, Sioux Falls, S.D., (aerial search; Sioux County Dive Team.

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