NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A body recovered from Percy Priest Lake Thursday afternoon has been identified.
Metro police say Mauro Orduna, 38, of Franklin, was positively identified as the victim discovered in the lake by boaters.
Orduna had last been seen jumping from a cliff at the lake on Memorial Day weekend.
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Police say Orduna had been swimming and reportedly drinking alcohol prior to jumping approximately 40-50 feet off a cliff. Witnesses that day said he never resurfaced.
Crews spent Memorial Day searching for the man but ended the search that night after finding no one.
The Metro Nashville Police Department, Nashville Fire Department and Nashville Emergency Operations Management returned to Percy Priest Lake Thursday after the body was spotted by boaters.