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.

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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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