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Park rangers identify man found on shores of Lake Mead

Joyce Lupiani

Park rangers identify man found on shores of Lake Mead

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Oct 5, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The man that was found on the Arizona shoreline of Lake Mead on Thursday has been identified as 54-year-old Kenneth Ritter of Naperville, IL.

The body was recovered after several reports came in about 1 p.m. north of Castle Cove near the Arizona border.

National Park Service rangers found the body at about 2 p.m. An inflatable kayak was found nearby.

Ritter was not wearing a personal flotation device. The official cause of death is still pending.

Action News will update this story if new information becomes available.

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