Georgia man dies in Tennessee lake

August 19, 2018 - 3:37 pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a man with a church group has died while swimming at a lake.

News outlets report 37-year-old Jesus Antonio Castro of Douglasville, Georgia, was pulled from the water Saturday at Mac Point Beach on Parksville Lake east of Chattanooga. He was pronounced dead later at a hospital.

Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross says Castro was at the lake with a church group. Witnesses told deputies Castro was swimming and appeared to have trouble before going under the surface.

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