The Knox County Rescue Squad and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency led a recovery operation at Fort Dickerson Quarry after a male victim was suspected to have drowned Sunday evening.
A man was at the park with his family when witnesses saw him fall off of a float into the water and never resurface, according to a release from the Knoxville Police Department.
Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville Fire Department and Knox County Rescue Squad started a search for the victim around 6:15 p.m. By 7:30 p.m., the operation was changed from a rescue to recovery.
The Knox County Rescue Squad and TWRA have not released the results of their search for the victim’s body.
This is a developing story. More details will be added as they are available.