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Body Recovered from Erie Canal Identified
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NORTH TONAWANDA, NY - First responders in North Tonawanda have recovered the body of a man who jumped into the Erie Canal Sunday night.

A City of North Tonawanda Fire Department official told 2 On Your Side their department found Jeffrey Banks of Niagara Falls late Sunday night.

Witnesses said they saw a man jump into the water to swim with friends.  He went under the water and never returned to the surface.

Emergency crews and dive teams began their search around 8 p.m.

We're told that police officials will release more information later this morning.

Click here for more photos from the scene.

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