There were conflicting witness accounts of how the man ended up in the water, police said.

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Seattle police divers have recovered the body of the man who disappeared Sunday in Lake Union.

Police say the man isĀ 36. His name and the cause and manner of death will be released by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The man jumped or fell from the bow of a boat Sunday morning and never resurfaced, authorities said.

Police said witnesses began calling 911 about 7 a.m. to report that people on a 25-foot boat were yelling for help. When officers arrived at the boat, the witnesses said a person had jumped from the boat and never surfaced.

But witnesses on the shore reported that the boat was entering the Lake Union Test Course, a portion of the lake in which boat mechanics test vessels at higher speeds, and a few people were sitting on the bow when the boat appeared to speed up, tossing a person overboard.

Divers searched the area for hours Sunday but did not find the man, police said.