SHERRILLS FORD, NC (WJZY) - Catawba County Sheriff’s Office deputies and North Carolina Wildlife officers found the body of a boater that went missing yesterday in the Sherrills Ford area of Lake Norman.
Local authorities say the search ended before 10:00 p.m. on Monday when the missing man's body was found in water less than 10-feet deep. The body was in the same cove in which his boat was normally docked.
Local authorities began searching Monday afternoon around 5:00 p.m. after being told by family members that the man had not returned as expected earlier in the day. He was last seen at 4:30 a.m. on his boat.
Also participating in the search was Sherrills Ford – Terrell Fire and Rescue, and Mooresville Fire Department.
Agencies are searching land & water for a missing man in the Sherrills Ford area of Catawba Co near Lake Norman #CatCoSearch— Catawba County EM (@CatCoEM) July 11, 2016