Niagara River victim identified

Posted at 6:38 PM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-10 12:13:35-04

Grand Island fire officials have identified a man recovered from the Niagara River as 47-year-old Rajesh Chopra.

Officials say the Clarence man was swimming with friends last Friday evening when he failed to surface after jumping from a boat.

Officers recovered his body about two hours later near Grass Island. 

Fire officials say they are investigating the incident as a possible drowning.