Divers recover man's body from Tims Ford Lake - WKRN News 2

Divers recover man's body from Tims Ford Lake


Franklin County crews have recovered the body of a 28-year-old man at Tims Ford Lake who went underwater Thursday evening and did not resurface.

Witnesses reported the victim, identified as Brian Dearing, jumped into the water from a boat in an effort to aid a female swimmer between Holiday Marina and Awalt Bridge.

Sonar equipment was used to help locate Dearing's body which was discovered around 9:45 a.m. Friday. Divers recovered his body around 1:30 p.m.

According to his Facebook page, Dearing leaves behind a wife and two young children.

No additional information was immediately released.

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