Man’s body recovered from Big Soda Lake in Lakewood

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The body of a man was found in Big Soda Lake at Bear Creek Regional Park on Wednesday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said.

A small boat was found capsized on Tuesday night but no one was found and there was no vehicle in the parking lot of the lake near Highway 285 and C-470.

Police said a family that was kayaking found the body in the lake and called 911 about 7:20 a.m. Police and West Metro Fire Rescue responded and recovered the man’s body.

Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma. The man’s name and age were not released.

Police said swimming and the use of motorized boats are not allowed on the lake.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 303-763-6800.

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