Body Of Missing 22-Year-Old Swimmer Recovered From Lake Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C.- The body of a 22-year-old man who drowned in Lake Norman Saturday evening has been found, North Carolina wildlife officers said.

Emergency crews recovered the man's body just after 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

First responders were called around 4 p.m. Saturday to McKendree Road near the Hager Creek lake access area in Mooresville.

Officers with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said the man was on a boat with 10 other people when he jumped off.

The man, whose name has not been released, was wearing a life jacket, but it came off when he jumped in the water and that's when he drowned, according to officials.

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