published Monday, August 26th, 2013

Man's body recovered from Tellico Lake after jump

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — Authorities say a young man jumped off a bluff into Tellico Lake and didn't resurface.

Searchers found the body of the 23-year-old man on Sunday. WVLT-TV reported emergency dispatchers received a call just before 9 p.m. Saturday, saying the man had jumped and had not been seen since.

The Greenback Fire Department said searchers found the victim's body at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

His name wasn't immediately released.

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