Body recovered from lake in Smith County

Emergency crews respond to Cordell Hull Lake for a reported drowning (WZTV).

DEFEATED, Tenn. -- The body of a man who drowned has been recovered from a lake in Smith County.

Divers went out looking for the drowning victim who went under the water in Cordell Hull Lake around 3:30 p.m. on Monday at the Defeated Creek Marina and never resurfaced. His body was pulled from the lake later in the evening.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Eduardo Primero. He was here visiting.

Family was on scene when Primero's body was recovered.

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