DEFEATED, TN (WSMV) - Multiple rescue agencies responded to a reported drowning on Saturday night in Smith County. 

Smith County Rescue Squad said they responded at 6 p.m. to Marina Lane at Defeated Park for a possible drowning of a 19-year-old man. The rescue squad's efforts were unsuccessful when looking for the victim. 

The U.S. Corps of Engineers reportedly sent a boat with sonar to help in the search, as well as the Jackson County Rescue Squad divers. 

After about 20 minutes, the divers were able to find the man's body. 

TWRA also responded to the scene. Officials have not yet identified the victim. 

 

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