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Chief: Man Appears to Have Drowned Accidentally

Body recovered Tuesday.

The body of 35-year-old Kevin McCormick, of Bloomingdale, was found Tuesday afternoon more than 150 yards from the shoreline of Glenwild Lake Sunday morning, Bloomingdale Police Chief Joe Borrell said in a statement.

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that McCormick accidentally drowned.

Police said McCormick was reported missing on Sunday morning after his family reported that the Glenwild Lake resident did not return home after visiting a friend's house on the lake. Several units began a search of the area and as the State Police Marine Service Bureau, Crime Scene North Unit, T.E.A.M.S Unit,  and Bergen County Sheriff Department K-9 Unit continued the search Tuesday, the body was recovered.

Police said a follow-up investigation will be conducted by the Regional Medical Examiner in Newark.

Patch will have updates on this story.

Doris Fatzler April 19, 2012 at 04:03 PM
Our entire lake community is grieving. Kevin will be so sadly missed. Our love and prayers are sent to Jen and Kevin's family. George and Doris
Johanne Palermo April 21, 2012 at 01:20 AM
My heart goes out to Kevin's family. This is just so sad. Kevin was my nephew and I remember him mostly as a little baby and young boy. Such a beautiful baby and child. I am so deeply saddened by this and my prayers and thoughts are with the family. May God be with you always during this trying time. Johanne Palermo
Jody DiMarcello April 21, 2012 at 01:28 AM
I didn't know him very well, but the one important thing that I do remember, he was always smiling. Additionally, a very gentle, kind person. He was taken way too early from us. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and his entire family. God bless all of you. Jody DiMarcello ~95 SHS
The Wiegand Family, onde and all April 23, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Kevin's mother, Mary, is our cousin. Kevin's father, Ken, we grew up with, went to school together, played soccer together. We've been family our whole life. Our hearts hurt for all whose lives are touched by the loss of Kevin. May God Bless Us All. The Wiegand family, one and all!
Pat Kroesser-Bill April 23, 2012 at 07:03 PM
Kevin's mother, Mary, is my best girlfriends cousin, Eileen. When Eileen told me the news I was so shocked & sad. I will pray for all of you. May God give you strength at this terrible time! I am so sorry, sincerely Pat Kroesser-Bill

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