Knoxville man's body found in Fort Loudon Marina

Knoxville man's body found in Fort Loudon Marina


LENOIR CITY (WATE) - Police officers in Lenoir City located Monday the body of a Knoxville man who was reported missing at Fort Loudon Marina the previous day.

Family members told police Keith Prine, 53, of Knoxville, had been missing for 24 hours and might have fallen from the dock into the water.

Lenoir City Fire Department, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and the Loudon County Dive Team all searched the area.

Prine was found Monday in the marina, apparently drowned. Divers recovered his body from the water around 12:01 p.m.

Prine's body was taken to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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