The body of the man believed drowned at Buford Lake Park at Lake Lanier Saturday was located early Monday morning.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, June 27, 2011
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services located the body of a missing Lake Lanier swimmer just after 8 a.m. Monday in the area it was originally thought he may have entered the water. According to a press release, rescuers returned early Monday morning to resume the search and quickly located the man's body floating on top of the water. It has been turned over to the Gwinnett County Medical Examiner for further evaluation and to determine the official cause of death. GCFES began looking for the missing swimming after being called to Buford Dam Park at about 8 p.m. Saturday night. Friends said they had last seen the man wading in the water at about 6 p.m. He reportedly couldn't swim and was not wearing a life jacket. Extensive searches …
A man was last seen wading in the water at about 6 p.m. Saturday, but crews were unable to locate victim. Search will resume Sunday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services were working a possible drowning at Buford Dam from about 8 p.m. Saturday night. Attempts to locate the missing person were unsuccessful and the incident was turned over to the Department of Natural Resources to resume the search Sunday morning. According to Lt. Eric Eberly, spokesperson for GCFES, firefighters responded to a report of a missing swimmer in the water at Lake Lanier just after 8 p.m. Saturday night. A group of people reported a friend was last seen wading in the water at about 6 p.m. He reportedly could not swim and was not wearing a life jacket. “A quick search of the area by swift water personnel located what looked like a person’s body under the water out of reach from the crews…