STARR, S.C. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a 24-year-old man who disappeared in Lake Hartwell in northeast Georgia/Northwest South Carolina.
Anderson County Emergency Management Director David Baker told news outlets the body was found shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday in the water near Starr.READ MORE: Wet Weekend Ahead: Two Inches Of Rain Expected As Nicholas Hovers Over The Gulf Region
The man’s name has not been released. Coroner Greg Shore was meeting with the victim’s family.
Baker said the body was found in about 20 feet (6 meters) of water. Authorities said the victim and a friend were swimming across a cove near a recreation area when the victim went under water shortly before 9 p.m. Monday.READ MORE: Ceremony Held At Atlanta School Renamed For Herman J. Russell
Shore said there were no obvious signs of injury on the body.
Sheriff’s deputies and the Anderson Technical Rescue Team responded to the lake.
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