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Identity Released Of Man Found Deceased In Tims Ford Lake

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Posted at 6:06 AM, Jun 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 02:17:40-04

WINCHESTER, Tenn. – Authorities have identified the body of a man recovered from Tims Ford Lake.

Around 7:40 a.m. Thursday, officials with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to Devil Step boat ramp after a body was reportedly seen in the water.

A fisherman told deputies he saw the body floating under the ramp.

The victim was identified as 48-year-old Vernon Odie Wadford, of Winchester.

Authorities said the investigation was ongoing, and further details were not released.

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