Search ends after 28-year-old man's body found in Lake Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The body of a 28-year-old man who drowned in Lake Norman has been found, North Carolina Wildlife officials said.

[IMAGES: Crews search for man in Lake Norman]

The Iredell Sheriff's Office said a drowning call was made after a water accident at 6 p.m. Sunday near the Queens Landing area.

Investigators said the man, who lives in the area, was in a rental boat and jumped into the lake to swim.

Several other people were on the boat with him and none of them were hurt.

Crews spent two days searching for the body in the waters using sonar equipment.

Officials said they are in the process of recovering the body and give closure to the family.

The 28-year-old man has not been identified.

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