Posted: Tuesday, June 18th 2013 at 12:58pm
Drowning reported on Lake Russell
By B.J. Williams Editor
ELBERTON - Elbert County authorities have confirmed that a person apparently drowned in Richard B. Russell Lake overnight, although few details are being released.
Elberty County EMA Director Charles Almond, who also is the coroner for the county, said the body was pulled from the lake and taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.
Almond said the body was recovered just after midnight.
This story will be updated.
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