Dive Crews Find Body of Teen in Cheshire Pond

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Dive crews searching for a missing teen in a pond at Mixville Park in Cheshire located his body Monday afternoon, according to police.

Police and firefighters responded to the park around 4:15 p.m. Sunday after the 18-year-old was reported missing.

The teen was visiting family from Ecuador and was not a strong swimmer according to police. He was in the water with a friend and when the friend came to shore he noticed the teen was not with him, police said.

In the past day or so, two people have died after spending time on the water in Connecticut. It's been a deadly season with about a dozen people dying while out for a swim or boating.

Divers were called in to search below the surface of the water.

They resumed the search Monday morning.

Late Monday afternoon, divers found the teen's body in an area of the pond where they had been focusing their efforts, according to Police Chief Neil Dryfe.

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