Emergency Crews Identify body found in Lake Norman after Drowning

Emergency crews have responded to a reported drowning at Holiday Marina at Lake Norman in Cornelius Thursday morning.

Cornelius police say Thomas E. Schenck, 65, was found dead in a cove. Police say Schenck had a boat at Holiday Marina near the location he was found.

The Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's Office is conducting an autopsy to determine cause of the death. 

Police believe this was a medical related or death by natural causes which led to the drowning.

Cornelius police are continuing to investigate.

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