Man's body recovered from Tellico Lake after jump

Man's body recovered from Tellico Lake after jump

August 26th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. - Authorities say a young man jumped off a bluff into Tellico Lake and didn't resurface.

Searchers found the body of the 23-year-old man on Sunday. WVLT-TV reported emergency dispatchers received a call just before 9 p.m. Saturday, saying the man had jumped and had not been seen since.

The Greenback Fire Department said searchers found the victim's body at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

His name wasn't immediately released.