Crews recover body in possible South Holston Lake drowning


Editor's Note (9/13/2021) - Bristol Tennessee City Schools officials have since confirmed that the incident is the same that claimed the life of a Tennessee High School student.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn (WJHL) – On Sunday evening, the Sullivan County Sherrif’s Office (SCSO) shared a press release on a possible drowning.

The SCSO stated that after performing a search, officials discovered the body of a male in the water.

No further information was released at this time.

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