BURLESON COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – Authorities have found the body of a man who was reported missing at Lake Somerville. The body of 64-year-old John Ross Laughlin was found Monday morning, according to the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies received a 9-1-1 call at approximately 2:40 p.m. Sunday. The caller reported seeing a person who swam into Lake Somerville to get a jet ski, after noticing it was unanchored.

After the person did not return from the water, an emergency phone call for assistance was made. The Burleson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene – and was assisted by Texas Game Wardens, Burleson St. Joseph EMS, an AIRMED helicopter, Somerville VFD, Birch Creek VFD, and Rocky Creek VFD.

As of 7 p.m. Sunday, the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office says the person hasn’t been found. The search was suspended at nightfall for the safety of search personnel. Additional resources and search crews resumed on Monday morning, resulting in the discovery.