JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — A body of a Kodak man was recovered from Douglas Lake after a drowning Saturday night, according to Sevier County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff said that emergency crews were called to the 1500 block of Dyke Road around 9 p.m.
The body has been identified as Wade E. Brady, 28, of Kodak.
Investigation preliminary reports stated that a man was swimming in the lake when he told investigators he heard his friend “yell for help.” The man entered the water in an attempt to help but was unsuccessful finding Brady.
When emergency services responded to the scene, they began to search for Brady. The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency and Sevier County Rescue Squad recovered Brady’s body from the lake around 1:15 a.m. on Sunday.
The investigation is still underway and further details will be released, according to Sevier County Sheriff’s Office.