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Niagara River victim identified

Posted: 6:38 PM, Aug 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-10 16:13:35Z
Niagara River victim identified

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.