- Associated Press - Monday, May 25, 2015

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 23-year-old man appears to have drowned in Lake Jordan during an outing with a church group.

Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin tells the Montgomery Advertiser (https://on.mgmadv.com/1FLt18m ) Carlton Wade Corbett of Wetumpka drowned after he went into the lake around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

The sheriff says Corbett was swimming near a rock ledge when he went under. Franklin says dive teams from Chilton County and Montgomery recovered Corbett’s body about 10 feet from where he went under.

His death is being investigated by the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Marine Police.

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Information from: Montgomery Advertiser, https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com

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