LAKE HAVASU CITY — The body of a man who went missing over the weekend was recovered from Lake Havasu on Monday. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man who had disappeared in the water near Thompson Bay, at about 4:07 p.m. Sunday.

Search and dive operations that were unsuccessful Sunday resumed early Monday.

“At approximately 10:22 a.m., divers located the male subject deceased in approximately 21 feet of water,” said sheriff’s office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen. “The male victim has been identified as Gary Elliott Welmer, 67, of Lake Havasu City.”

Mortensen had no information regarding how Welmer came to be in the water. She said that is part of an ongoing investigation.

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