UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities in west Tennessee have called off a search for a possible second drowning victim in Reelfoot Lake.
Obion County Sheriff Jerry Vastbinder told WBBJ-TV searchers found the body of a man from Mississippi County, Ark., shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday. His name wasn't immediately released.
Vastbinder said the man's family told authorities the victim had been fishing alone on the lake in Tennessee's northwest corner, but there had been reports a second man was with him.
The victim had left Lake County on Thursday morning to go fishing.
No one else had been found when the search was called off about 9 p.m. Thursday.
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