UPDATE: Body recovered after drowning in Hamilton County

UPDATE: Body recovered after drowning in Hamilton County

July 17th, 2017 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

A person accidentally drowned off Lake Resort Drive yesterday evening, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Officers received a call from witnesses, who saidĀ their friend was struggling to swim when he went under the water and never surfaced.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and Chattanooga Fire Department provided a marine and diver units to rescue the victim, whose body was recovered by the divers at approximately 12:30 a.m, the release states.

The CPD is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to callĀ 423-698-2525.