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Body of veteran that went missing near Party Cove recovered

Percy Priest Lake (Photo: WZTV){br}
Percy Priest Lake (Photo: WZTV)
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UPDATE: The body of the missing swimmer was recovered by search and rescue crews on Sunday, according to the Office of Emergency Management. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) says the victim was a 43-year-old veteran. The agency says he drowned after entering the water from an anchored vessel.

TWRA and the Office of Emergency Management used Sonar to assist in finding the victim.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A water rescue is taking place on Percy Priest Lake.

A person reportedly went missing in the Party Cove area at around 3:15 p.m. Saturday, according to Nashville Fire Department. Crews were then dispatched.

No other information is available at this time.

This incident follows an apparent drowning on Thursday. NFD crews recovered the body of that swimmer on Friday.

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