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Grand Prairie drowning victim found in Joe Pool Lake

Police recovered the body today of 27-year-old man who drowned on Memorial Day.

Darlanius Smith's body was found about 6:30 a.m. in the area were he was last seen going into Joe Pool Lake, according to police. Police say they do not suspect any foul play.

Police and firefighters were called to the lake at Lynn Creek Park about 7 p.m. Monday to search for the Grand Prairie man who went swimming without a life jacket.

A witness told police that after a few minutes, the man "appeared to be in distress."

When a swimmer tried to help, he slipped under the water, according to police.

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