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Dive team searches for missing man in Charleston Lake

The Ontario Provincial Police are searching for the body of a young man who was seen swimming in Charleston Lake, near Athens, Ont., early Saturday evening.

Officials say the man and two friends were swimming in the lake around 6:45 p.m. when he jumped off a cliff and failed to surface.

Emergency crews, along with the OPP marine unit couldn’t reach the man.

The search continued Sunday when the OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery unit arrived at the scene.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.