WILSON — The body of a missing swimmer was recovered early Sunday at Wilson Reservoir.
According to a news release from the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers began receiving multiple calls at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday reporting a swimmer missing at Wilson Reservoir. Callers reported seeing a man attempting to swim out to a boat that had come loose and was floating away.
At about 7:20 a.m. Sunday, searchers recovered the body of a 35-year-old man who was identified as the missing swimmer, according to the release.
The name of the swimmer was not released pending notification of family members.