Body found in High Rock Lake; drowning suspected

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Fire and rescue personnel located a body in High Rock Lake in Davidson County near Cardinal Lane.

Officials are investigating the incident as a drowning.

A 72-year-old man with health issues apparently went swimming alone this morning as he does every morning.

The man’s wife, who was not home this morning, realized around 3 p.m. that he was missing. Authorities found his body around 4 p.m. after searching at the victim’s pier.

Officials said additional details will be released tomorrow.