Monday it was reported that the body of a Littleton man was found in Lake McConaughy over the weekend.

The Denver Police Department has since confirmed that it was the body Officer Joseph Teeter.

Teeter was boating with his long time girlfriend when he jumped in the water for a swim.

He did not have a life jacket on and was unable to swim back to the boat.

Teeter worked as an officer for eleven years and most recently served in District 6.

The Denver Police Department posted that Teeter "was a great man, friend and officer".

Officer Teeter leaves behind two daughters.