Businessman Bobby Stone dies on Chickamauga Lake

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Crews recovered the body of Chattanooga business owner Bobby Stone from Chickamauga Lake on Sunday.

First responders first got the call of a man in the lake on Saturday evening.

Witnesses say he was crossing between two cabin cruisers tied together when he slipped and fell into the water.

They say he never resurfaced.

Divers with sonar and a remote vehicle searched the area until midnight and then resumed the search on Sunday morning.

They found the body in about 20 feet of water in the Hidden Harbor area.

The Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death.

 

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