Search Called Off For Drowning Victim On Dale Hollow Lake

Posted at 3:17 PM, Aug 30, 2015

CELINA, Tenn. – The search for an alleged drowning victim on Dale Hollow Lake has been called off.

Authorities said the original call came in around 4:07 p.m. August 12 in the area across from the Pleasant Grove recreation area.

The search in the disappearance of 61-year-old Larry Manier, of Jackson County, was ongoing for 19 days.

Public safety divers from Clay and Jackson counties entered the water and performed a rescue search of the area with no results soon after the initial call came in.

Officials gave the following statement after calling off the search:

“It is with a heavy heart that we must report that as of 2pm today that all active recovery operations have been called off without a recovery being made. Small scale searches will happen when specialized resources become available.”

Authorities in Clay County said they wanted to thank all emergency crews from Kentucky and Tennessee that helped out with the search and all citizens and businesses that provided food and drinks. 

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