Divers on Tuesday night recovered the body of a 45-year-old man from Lake Norman, near a popular seafood restaurant in Mooresville, North Carolina.
Iredell County sheriff’s investigators used sonar and a drone to search for the body off Williamson Road, Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell said in a news release on Wednesday. The search area was near the Eddie’s on Lake Norman restaurant, video from TV stations showed.
Divers recovered the body at about 7 p.m. Tuesday near where the swimmer was last seen, Campbell said. The sheriff’s office has not released the man’s name. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff.
“No foul play is suspected at this time, however, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is conducting further investigation into the incident,” Campbell said in the news release.
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A 911 caller had earlier reported a person in distress in the water, Observer news partner WBTV reported.
Emergency personnel staged on shore near where three Christian crosses have stood for years, WBTV footage shows.
Iredell County sheriff’s investigators found an “unattended vehicle” nearby and were trying to identify the owner, WSOC-TV reported.
The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted that its divers assisted at the scene.