Police recover body of possible drowning victim at Lake Nacogdoches

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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