CORNELIUS, N.C. — Crews have recovered the body of a person who reportedly jumped off a dock into Lake Norman Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cornelius police said their lake patrol was at the scene of what appeared to be a drowning. A spokesperson for the department said they were told someone jumped off a dock.
The Huntersville Fire Department said it was helping the Cornelius Fire Department with the search.
In a tweet just before 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Huntersville Fire and Cornelius police confirmed that person’s body had been recovered.
“Please pray for the family, friends and co-workers,” firefighters asked.
*UPDATE* The missing person was recovered this evening. Please pray for the family, friends and co-workers.— Huntersville Fire (@Huntersville_FD) October 6, 2022
*WATER RESCUE* Our Station 2 & Fire Boat is responding to support Cornelius FD with a search for a missing person in the water, in the Cornelius response area on Lake https://t.co/bweU1Xuedz
Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the scene, where several search crews and boats could be seen.
Authorities have not released any other details.
This is a developing story. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.
(WATCH BELOW: Body of man who jumped off boat on Lake Norman recovered, fire officials confirm)
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