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.