Police Identify Lake Norman Drowning Victim

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Police have identified the woman who drown in Lake Norman over the weekend.

Investigators say Shakira Varner, 27, and another woman gained access to a private dock on Lake Norman.  Officials believe Varner fell off the dock, into the water and did not resurface.

Rescue crews were able to locate Varner at the bottom of the lake.  She was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The incident is still under investigation.