UPDATE: Second body ID’d after recovered at Lake West Point in Troup Co.
TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - A second body has been recovered from Lake West Point in Troup County.
The body was discovered on Tuesday morning, August 10 at approximately 11:17 a.m., near the Lower Glass Bridge Road area.
According to Troup County Coroner Erin Hackley, the victim has been identified as 31-year-old Travis Michael Lodato, of Newnan. Investigators found at least one gunshot on Lodato. Lodato’s body is being sent for an autopsy.
The first body was found August 9, and the victim has been identified as 46-year-old Marcus Lee Caswell, of Newnan. Caswell was found with a gunshot wound.
According to the sheriff’s office, at this point in the investigation, it does appear that both victims suffered gunshot wounds and were put in West Point Lake in an attempt to hide or dispose of the bodies. Investigators are working to identify any suspects and the location where the crime took place.
Anyone with information about this horrific crime is asked to contact our Criminal Investigations Division at 706-883-1616.
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