UPDATE: 11:00 PM

Tennessee Wildlife Officer say 24-year-old Chris Lake fell in the water and never resurfaced.

Witnesses at the scene say lake was standing next to them and then suddenly slipped in.

Once the distress call of the drowning came over the radio, twra officers responded immediately.

Dive teams recovered lake's body about two hours after searching.

Jamal Hairston said, Lake was a loyal friend and will be greatly missed.


The missing swimmer found dead on Sunday has been identified as 24-year-old Christopher Lake.


Eyewitness News has confirmed a missing swimmer has been found dead.

TWRA officials say they pulled the young man's body from the water five-miles north of Harrison Bay.

TWRA officials say the victim is a resident of Hamilton County, but no further information will be released until his family is notified.

Stay with Eyewitness News for more information.

SUNDAY, JULY 4th 6:30 PM

HAMILTON (WRCB)-- According to TWRA, a group of swimmers were swimming in Harrison Bay. A young man went under water, and never came up.

The first 911 call came in around 6 pm.

TWRA investigators and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office have dive teams attempting to locate the swimmer.

Stay with Eyewitness News for updates.