Authorities release name of drowning victim

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The body of a man recovered from Lewisville Lake has been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office as Kevin Nguyen, 27, of the Denton area.

Nguyen had been fishing with his father when he went underwater near Willow Grove Park in Lake Dallas, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Warden Daron Blackerby.

Lewisville Fire Department divers recovered the body Monday morning. The Lake Cities Fire Department also responded to a 911 call that came in about 10:15 a.m. Monday.

Nguyen’s body was found at about 11:15 a.m. about 90 yards from the shore in 6 feet of water. Once he was was brought to shore, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.

— Bj Lewis

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