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Oxnard man found dead in Nacimiento Lake waters

Search and rescue and dive team volunteers found the body of a 22-year-old Oxnard man in the waters of Nacimiento Lake on Sunday afternoon, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Unit and the Sheriff's Department Underwater Search and Recovery Dive Team found Leandrew McGee’s body in 23 feet of water and 89 feet from shore about 1 p.m., according to the news release.

The two teams had resumed their search for the hiker about ¼ of a mile from the main marina campground. He had been reported missing on Saturday.

Authorities have not yet determined the circumstances surrounding his death.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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