Body found in Winston Lake

A body was recovered from Winston Lake on Tuesday, June 18. This is a developing story.

Body found in Winston Lake
June 18
12:24 2019

24-hours after Winston-Salem Fire and Rescue responded to a reported drowning at Winston Lake officials recovered a body from the lake on Tuesday morning.

Here’s what we know; first responders received a call around 10 a.m. on Monday morning from an individual at the lake who saw a man enter the water but never resurfaced. According to Fire Chief Darryl Sawyer, there were also clothes left on the bank of the lake. With help from emergency crews from Kernersville, Lewisville, and High Point, first responders searched the lake for hours but were unable to find anything.

The search continued on Tuesday morning and around 11:30 a.m. The Chronicle received word that a body was recovered from the lake. At the time of publication investigators were still working to identify the body.

This is a developing story. Be sure to visit The Chronicle’s official website for more details.

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