Kayakers find body in suburban Denver lake

A man drowned Monday when trying to save a distressed swimmer. (MGN)
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DENVER (AP) - Authorities say kayakers found a body floating in a suburban Denver lake hours after a capsized rowboat was found in the water.

The Denver Post reports the body was found in Lakewood's Big Soda Lake on Wednesday morning and was recovered by West Metro Fire Rescue divers. Police spokesman John Romero says the boat was found the previous night, and the body did not show any signs of trauma.

The victim's name and age have not been released.