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Body recovered from Percy Priest Lake identified as man who went missing Memorial Day

Body recovered from Percy Priest Lake on Thursday
Posted at 1:06 PM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 18:34:11-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The body found in Percy Priest Lake near Elm Hill Marina on Thursday has been identified as a man who went missing over Memorial Day weekend.

According to the Nashville Fire Department, a boater spotted the man and emergency officials were able to recover the body. He was later identified as 38-year-old Mauro Orduna.

Orduna was last seen by friends jumping from a cliff on the lake Memorial Day weekend.

He had been swimming and reportedly consuming alcohol when police say he jumped and never returned to the surface.