January 01 2022 12:00 am

Body found of missing swimmer on Belton Lake


Search crews have found the body of a missing swimmer on Belton Lake near Temple Lake Park.

Temple Fire and Rescue says the body of a man in his mid-20s was recovered around 6:30 p.m. The man’s name is not being released at this time.

Temple police are taking over the investigation.

The search started just before 5 p.m. Sunday, after witnesses reported a swimmer disappearing. Numerous emergency response agencies searched the lake, including Texas Parks & Wildlife, Bell County Sheriff’s Office, and Morgan’s Point Resort FD.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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