UPDATE: Officials identify recovered individual from Ascarate Park

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office identified the individual found in Ascarate Park after the body was recovered on Wednesday.

Authorities identified the individual as Jevan Alexei Angel, 25. An Investigation is ongoing, a spokeswoman says.

Ascarate Park was closed Wednesday afternoon while crews with the El Paso Fire Department worked to recover Angel.

Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office could be seen securing the closed gates to the park and waiting for the recovery efforts to conclude.

The El Paso Fire Department confirmed that they were working with the Sheriff’s Office but could not provide more information.

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