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Officials recover body from central Texas lake

By The Associated Press

This article was published July 9, 2014 at 3:06 p.m.

TEMPLE, Texas — Emergency officials have recovered a body from a central Texas lake after a three-and-a-half-hour search.

The Bell County sheriff's office said the body was found at Belton Lake near Temple about 1 p.m. Wednesday. Officials have not released any additional information.

A witness told police that a man fell from a boat and into the water about 9:30 a.m.

KCEN-TV in Temple reported that the empty boat was seen driving in circles on the lake and that clothes were found in the water. The station reported that the boat and a truck near a boat ramp were registered in Arkansas.


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