DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. -
A man drowned after he fell off a jet ski in a DeKalb County lake Saturday.
It happened at 5 p.m. on Center Hill Lake near the Cove Hollow Marina.
An official with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency told News 2 the victim, identified as Stephen Morris, was sitting on a jet ski tied to the back of a house boat when he fell into the water and did not resurface.
Numerous agencies responded to the scene.
The Putnam County rescue dive team located the 57-year-old man’s body at 7:30 p.m. It was a mile and a half away near the Floating Mill recreation area.
The name of the victim has not been released and his death remains under investigation.