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Police recover body of possible drowning victim at Lake Nacogdoches

Police confirmed the body of a swimmer was recovered from Lake Nacogdoches (Source: KLTV staff) Police confirmed the body of a swimmer was recovered from Lake Nacogdoches (Source: KLTV staff)
First responders say they were met by fellow swimmers, who rushed the man's body to shore (Source: KLTV staff) First responders say they were met by fellow swimmers, who rushed the man's body to shore (Source: KLTV staff)
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) -

Nacogdoches Police Department has recovered the body of a possible drowning victim at Lake Nacogdoches.

Authorities confirmed a search was underway Thursday afternoon for a man who never re-emerged from a swimming area.

After about an hour, first responders were met by fellow swimmers who ushered his body to shore. A police spokesperson said there was no sign of life.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine a cause of death. Authorities said the man's identity will be withheld until his family is notified.

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