Brentwood man identified as drowning victim on Dale Hollow Lake - WSMV Channel 4

Brentwood man identified as drowning victim on Dale Hollow Lake

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CELINA, TN (WSMV) -

Authorities identified the body recovered from Dale Hollow Lake on Monday afternoon as 51-year-old Joseph Kusibab of Brentwood.

Officials said Kusibab died as a result of an accidental drowning Saturday in Clay County.

According to Clay County EMA Director Natalie Boone, Kusibab and his 11-year-old son rented a boat and were in the water near Celina when two fishermen saw them in distress.

The fishermen were able to pull the son to safety, but were unable to rescue the father.

Several agencies assisted in the recovery efforts.

Officials searched for the missing man Saturday afternoon and Sunday until dark both days. The body was recovered Monday afternoon near Trooper Island.

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