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Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Triadelphia Reservoir

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    Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Triadelphia Reservoir
    Rescuers searched for missing swimmer in Triadelphia Reservoir over the weekend.

    A man who went missing in the Triadelphia Reservoir on Friday has been found dead.

    Police said that 21-year-old Bruce Yansen died while swimming with two others in Brookville, Md.  Police said that he was in a section of the reservoir where the bottom dropped out suddenly.  Yansen panicked and went under, according to authorities, and his friends were unable to rescue him.

    A large search involving boats, divers, and helicopters had been on for Yansen through the weekend.

    Swimming is prohibited in the reservoir.  The death remains under investigation.