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Divers Searching for Missing Swimmer in Lake Ronkonkoma

Police say a 40-year-old man is missing.

A man who was swimming in Lake Ronkonkoma Friday night is now missing, police said. 

Multiple fire departments, police and dive units were on the scene near the former Bavarian Inn in Lake Ronkonkoma Friday night in search of the man, who just turned 40, according to a woman on the scene who identified herself as his wife. 

"He's a good swimmer, something is wrong," the distraught woman told Patch.

Helicopters were also in the area searching for the man.  

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available. 


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Wendy M June 24, 2012 at 12:59 AM
The family now has the closure it needs but it's a very sad time for them now for sure, my husband and I will be there for his wife and 2 kids to help them through. He just turned 40 on Thursday and he was a really nice man, just sad
Sally June 24, 2012 at 04:11 AM
And he was just trying to help someone else.....so sad. My heart goes out to his kids who were there that day and to his wife who will need to be strong during this difficult time.
lara buscatelli June 24, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Well said, Sally. Let's all say a prayer for him and his family.
Jill June 24, 2012 at 01:11 PM
well said Sally
Bobby weiner July 10, 2012 at 12:08 AM
I want my Dad back I am I am the man that drawndids son

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