Crews locate body in search for missing swimmer in Cheatham County

Posted at 5:01 PM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 20:03:36-04

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (WTVF) — Crews have located a body in the search for a swimmer who went missing in the Cumberland River.

Cheatham County crews got the call around 1:30 p.m. Monday after a swimmer went under and never resurfaced near the Cheatham Dam.

He was identified as 18-year-old Marvin Morales.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials confirmed a body was located about 30 to 40 feet from the dock.

Divers and emergency crews worked throughout the night and resumed their search efforts early Tuesday morning.