Body of teenager recovered at Mountain Island Lake

Emergency divers recovered the body of a male teenager believed to have drowned in Mountain Island Lake in Mount Holly on Monday afternoon.

The teen’s body was recovered shortly after 6 p.m., multiple media outlets at the scene reported.

Emergency crews gathered at a rope swing off Mountain Island Road earlier in the afternoon, Observer news partner WBTV reported.

The name and age of the teen have not been released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak