Body of man who went missing NC lake found

Search crews at High Rock Lake on Sunday. WBTV photo

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) – The body of a man who went missing on High Rock Lake near Salisbury Sunday evening has been found, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

Rowan County Rescue says a drowning call came around 5:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of Saint Matthews Church Road. The area is near the Tamarac Marina.

Three emergency services boats and two law enforcement boats were on scene, as well as a total of nine divers in the water searching for the man.


The man’s body was found around midnight.

His identity has not been released.

The West Liberty Fire Department, Rowan Rescue Squad, and Miller’s Ferry Fire Department assisted in the search.

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