Fisherman's body discovered in area lake

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 05/06 2014 11:12AM

Updated 05/06 2014 03:13PM

Update:
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has identified a 76-year-old man who drowned in Caddo Lake.

Tuesday morning the CPSO dive team recovered the body of Buddy Craig, of Oil City, around 15 feet from the Mooringsport boat launch.

Investigators believe Craig drowned after he went to retrieve his boat that had drifted from the dock.



The body of an elderly man has been pulled from Caddo Lake.

Tuesday morning the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office dive team recovered the body.

Witnesses told authorities the man's boat had drifted from the dock and he apparently drowned when he went to retrieve it.

The man's body will be taken to the coroner for an autopsy.

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