Unidentified man drowns in Allatoona


Game wardens from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division recovered the body of a drowning victim from Allatoona Lake Saturday afternoon. 

DNR spokesman Mark McKinnon said the body was found in the Bethany Bridge area near Red Top Mountain Road, noting it appeared the body "may have been in the water for some time."

The body was turned over to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton who said, due to the Labor Day holiday, an autopsy is scheduled to be performed today to determine a cause and manner of death as well as identification on the body.