Missing Swimmer at Patapsco State Park

UPDATED: July 5, 2014 1:18 p.m.

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Divers have recovered the body of a Cheverly man who went missing Friday night at the Patapsco Valley State Park.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police say they recovered the body of 27-year-old Alvaro L. Rivadineira Ordonez around 1:15 p.m.

Baltimore County Police responded to the park around 5 p.m. Friday and began searching for the missing swimmer. Police say Ordonez was swimming near the dam around 3 p.m. and never resurfaced.

Natural Resources Police took over the search and resumed their efforts around 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Information will be updated as details become available.

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