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Body Recovered In Lake Tahoe Believed To Be California Man, Authorities Say

NORTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Rescue divers recovered a body believed to be a California man from the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe on Friday night, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office said.

Though the body has not yet been officially identified, authorities said the body fits the description of Xavier Olivas, 69, who went missing after jumping from a boat into the water hours earlier.

(credit: Washoe County Sheriff's Office)

Olivas (pictured right), of Yucca Valley in San Bernadino County, reportedly jumped into the water with intentions to swim to shore and has not been seen since.

The body was found submerged in the water just off of Chimney Beach in Carson City.

A medical examiner is working to officially identify the body and determine a cause of death.

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