Four Corners Marina - Body Found - 7-30-19

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A body discovered on Tuesday by a boater on Percy Priest Lake appears to be that of a man who witnesses said drowned 10 days ago after jumping into the water to assist and 11-year-old swimmer, according to a news release.

Police said Tremayne Scales, 42, jumped into the water from a boat to help a struggling 11-year-old swimmer.

The witnesses reported that Scales assisted in getting the child onto the boat south of the Hobson Pike Bridge before he went under water and did not resurface. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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