Divers recover body of Peekskill man missing in Mohansic Lake

After a weeklong search, divers finally recoverd the body of a swimmer who went missing in Mohansic Lake.

State police had been feverishly searching for the body of 20-year-old Jose Tenesaca of Peekskill. Tenesaca apparently drowned on Sunday after jumping into the lake from a boat. A state park police official says the conditions in the lake made it difficult for divers to find the body.

Tenesaca's body has been moved to the medical examiner's office where an autopsy will be performed.

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