ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Two people are reported to have drowned in Georgia lakes during the holiday weekend, and a third apparent drowning victim is being sought.
Cherokee County and state rescuers searched for a man after he disappeared in Lake Allatoona Friday night. The search was to resume Monday.
Acworth police say 34-year-old Gregory Edelin of Fairburn was swimming in Lake Allatoona Saturday when he disappeared for several minutes. They say Edelin was found and was pronounced dead at WellStar Kennestone Hospital.
Hall County authorities say 17-year-old Quavante Combs was reported missing in a cove near Burton Mill Park on Lake Lanier on Saturday. They say rescue workers pulled Combs from the lake after he was under water for nearly 20 minutes. Rescue teams were unable to revive him.