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Rescue crews recover body in Berlin reservoir

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Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz) Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz)
Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz) Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz)
Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz) Rescue crews discover body at Berlin reservoir (Source: Brian Stankiewicz)
BERLIN, OH (WOIO) -

A body was recovered from the Berlin reservoir Wednesday afternoon.

The Portage County Sheriff's Department have positively identified the body as William J. Young, a 68-year-old from Deerfield.


According to Sheriff David Doak, Young and his son were swimming in the reservoir the day of the incident. Young's son turned around to notice his father was not behind him anymore and he was nowhere to be found.

The son called 911. Young's body was recovered a short time later.

The investigation into his death is continuing. 

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