Body of 19-year-old recovered from High Rock Lake

Published 4:53 pm Wednesday, July 12, 2017

UPDATE: Drowning victim identified as Taejone Jamoneyen Williams.

SALISBURY — Rowan Rescue Squad and fire department dive teams recovered the body of a 19-year-old from High Rock Lake on Wednesday afternoon.

The young man reportedly did not come to the surface after jumping in the water from a dock.

His name has not been released.

According to fire officials, the incident was reported in the 400 block of Lake Shore Drive.

Rescue teams were dispatched at 2:59  p.m. The body was recovered just before 4 p.m.

The Liberty, Millers Ferry and Gold Hill fire departments responded, along with Rowan County EMS and Rowan County Rescue.

According to officials, divers from the Millers Ferry Fire Department and Rowan Rescue pulled the body from the water.