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Body of man last seen running into Tempe Town Lake has been identified

Officers have identified the male who ran into the lake and did not resurface on Friday afternoon, police said.
Credit: Tempe Police Department

TEMPE, Ariz. — The body of a man last seen running into Tempe Town Lake on Friday has been identified as 35-year-old Aaron Lee Yazzi.

Yazzi's body was recovered on Saturday, according to the Tempe Police Department

Officers on Friday responded to the area for reports of a man running into the lake. Witnesses said the man did not resurface, police said.

Police have not said what led up to the incident. 

This is a developing story. 12 News will update as more information is provided. 

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