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Conchas Lake drowning

New Mexico - A 15 year old New Mexico teen is dead after authorities say he drowned at Conchas Lake in Eastern New Mexico.

They say it happened Tuesday afternoon when the teen jumped out of the family's fishing boat and tried to swim to shore.

Family members jumped into the water to find him but their attempts were unsuccessful and they called for emergency personnel.

The body of the teen was located a short time later in water that was 13 feet deep.

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