Body recovered after person reportedly jumped off dock in Lake Norman, police say

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.

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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