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Crews search for male who disappeared after jumping in the water in the Flats overnight

Posted at 10:03 PM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 15:55:08-04

CLEVELAND — Authorities combed the water in the Flats Sunday for a male who jumped in overnight and didn't resurface.

According to Cleveland police, the male jumped in the water near Elm Avenue and Riverbed Street around 2 a.m. A missing persons report was later filed.

Cleveland firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard also joined in the search.

The body of the male, a 17 year old, was recovered from the river Sunday evening, police said.

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