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Man's body recovered from lake in OK

Amarillo, TX - Authorities have retrieved the body of a man who drowned Sunday evening at Lake Carl Etling in Cimarron County.

Officials said 59-year old, Douglas Ottinger of Boise City was last seen Sunday evening putting his boat into the lake.

According to officers, Ottinger went to park his pickup and trailer, forgetting to tie down his boat, causing it to drift away.

They assume he tried to retrieve the boat, which lead to his drowning.

Ottinger's body was recovered by a dive team at about 11 a.m. Monday.

Officials said an autopsy is still being performed.
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