Body found in High Rock Lake in Davidson County identified as missing woman

Piedmont Triad News

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman reported missing was found dead in High Rock Lake, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.

On Aug. 17, deputies began looking into the disappearance of 42-year-old Laura-Michelle Trent. She was last seen on Monday at the Yadkin River Access under the bridge which crosses from Davidson County to Davie County on U.S. 64 west.

At about 11 a.m. Friday, Trent’s body was found near a swimming or boating access in the area of Beckner Road.

There was no sign of a boat or any watercraft at the scene.

Trent’s body will be sent for an autopsy.

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