Man’s body recovered from Percy Priest Lake

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man’s body was recovered from Percy Priest Lake Monday, according to the Nashville Fire Department.

Crews said man was with a group of people and went under the water, but never resurfaced.

The man was swimming with the group off of a pontoon boat near Drummond Island around 4:30 p.m., emergency officials said. That’s when the victim started having trouble and went under the water.

A Metro police helicopter later spotted the man’s body in the water. He was removed from the lake around 6 p.m.

The man’s name was not immediately released.

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