Search and Rescue Crews Recover Body of Missing Swimmer


by WCCB Charlotte

DENVER, N.C. -- The body of a drowning victim at Lake Norman has been located just several feet away from where she was last seen.

Lincoln County dispatch received a call at 4:15 p.m. from a resident about a possible drowning victim. The caller stated that he and the 36-year-old female were swimming when he left and went inside the home. When he returned the woman was missing. 

Authorities say Elisabeth Burford's body was pulled from the water around 6:40 p.m. several feet from the end of the pier.





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