Blount County man’s body found at marina

Blount County man's body found at marina (Image 1)

Crews have recovered the body of a 48-year-old man who drowned at a Louisville, Tennessee marina Tuesday night.

According to WVLT-TV, authorities were called to the marina located on Louisville Road, about 180 miles away from Nashville, Wednesday afternoon to search for Jeffery Smith, who was last seen on an anchored boat Tuesday night.

Smith's body was recovered from about eight feet of water near a dock around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities said the drowning appears to be accidental.

*WVLT-TV and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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