Body found on Lake Norman, death investigation underway

Updated: Sep. 2, 2017 at 4:08 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The body of an unknown man was found floating in Lake Norman Saturday morning.

Fishermen and homeowners in the area of Oak Tree Road, Mooresville called authorities after they saw "something suspicious" floating in a cove. Emergency personnel arrived just after 10:30 a.m. and confirmed it was the body of a man.

Iredell County Sheriff's Office said the man was wearing green swimming trunks, could possibly be white or Hispanic, and said he was probably between 20 and 50. He was described as having a medium build.

The time and cause of death are unknown. The death is being treated as a drowning, but authorities have not ruled out the possibility of foul play.

This is a developing story.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Iredell County Sheriff's Office at 704-878-3183.

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