Body of missing boater found in Lake Norman

Body of missing boater found in Lake Norman

SHERILL’S FORD, NC (WBTV) - The body of a missing boater was found in the Sherills Ford area of Lake Norman Monday night.

Catawba County Emergency management says the boater's body was found in water less than 10 feet deep just before 10 p.m., when crews ended the search.

Family members reported the man missing around 5 p.m. Monday. He was reportedly last seen on his boat around 4:30 a.m. and had not returned.

His body was found in the same cove where his boat was normally docked, officials say.

The name of the man, described as being in his mid-50s, has not been released.

Sherills Ford, Terrell Fire and Rescue, and Mooresville Fire Department officials assisted in the search.

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