WTF?!?!?! GRRRRRRR!!!!! Why the fuck does this have to happen to Joe? Such a great nice guy. Just proves that life is truly short. All the memories of Joe have been great. All the good times, could always depend on calling Joe and being invited along. You will truly be missed by many people.

Salt Lake City Man Drowns In Reservoir

SALT LAKE CITY Search and rescue workers from the Morgan County sheriff’s office have recovered the body of a Salt Lake City man thought to have drowned.

Joseph Anthony Vargas, 24, was swimming in East Canyon Reservoir around noon, when he called for help and then went under, Morgan County sheriff’s deputy Zeke Swander said. Vargas was swimming toward a boulder that sticks out of the water about 25 feet from shore, Swander said.

Police are not sure what caused Vargas to go under, but those with him said he had consumed some alcohol, Swander said. An autopsy is planned for Monday.

“All we know is that the previous day, on Saturday, they swam out to the boulder several times with no problem,” Swander said. “Today, there was a problem.”

Vargas was on a weekend camping and fishing trip with friends and family.

Police were called about 12:40 p.m. and recovered Vargas’ body under about 15 feet of water at 3:10 p.m., Swander said.

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