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Body of 18-year-old recovered in Tempe Town Lake after drowning, police say

Officers received calls early Tuesday morning reporting that Jacobi Walker, 18, jumped into the lake and did not resurface, the Tempe Police Department said.

TEMPE, Ariz. — The body of a drowning victim has been recovered and identified from Tempe Town Lake, the Tempe Police Department said.

The department got calls around 12:30 a.m. reporting that the 18-year-old, Jacobi Walker, jumped into the lake and did not resurface, police said. The body was recovered by authorities around 2 a.m. by Tempe Fire Medical Rescue.

Walker was at the lake with his friends when he jumped into the lake alone but there are no signs of foul play and no indication that drugs or alcohol were a factor, Tempe police released.

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