Body recovered after man drowns on Lake Norman

Man drowns on Lake Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - Officials with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission announced on Sunday afternoon that a swimmer on Lake Norman who had gone missing after jumping into the water has since been discovered deceased.

The incident occurred after a 22-year-old man jumped from a rented boat he was on along with nine other people.

Upon entering the water, the man’s life jacket reportedly slipped off and he did not arise. The boat operator attempted to find the man but was unsuccessful.

Officials say that this incident happened in almost the same spot where two men drowned on July 4 of last year.

No further information has been released at this time.

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