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Missing boater's body found at Lake Okoboji

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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The body of a man who jumped into West Lake Okoboji was recovered Monday afternoon approximately 24 hours after he went missing, according to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Officer.

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Chad Lenz, 30, of Carroll, Iowa, jumped into the water from a boat to retrieve a hat, it was reported, while his wife and two children remained in the boat. He was not wearing a life jacket at the time.

The search for his body began shortly after the incident was reported Sunday at 1:36 p.m., and continued until dark, then resumed Monday morning. Lenz's body was recovered shortly after 1 p.m. Monday.

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