Fisherman's Body Found On Old Hickory Lake - WSMV News 4

Fisherman's Body Found On Old Hickory Lake

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A missing fisherman's body was discovered Monday near Old Hickory Dam.

Police identified the man as Timothy McGarvey, 39, of Hendersonville, who went fishing in the area Saturday night but did not return home.

McGarvey was fishing along in a small boat with a trolling motor Saturday evening. His wife called him at 8:30 p.m. to warn him about impending storms. When he did not return home, she became concerned and notified police.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Office of Emergency Management searched Old Hickory Lake late Saturday. The body was recovered Monday.

Metro police is investigating the case because the circumstances of the man's death is unclear. Foul play is not suspected.

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