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Possible body spotted in lake
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Law enforcement and Hall County firefighters searched the area Sunday near Clarks Bridge Park after three witnesses reported seeing what looked like a body in a wet suit floating about 30 yards out. - photo by NAT GURLEY

A possible body was spotted late Sunday afternoon at Clarks Bridge Park in Gainesville.

According to Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks, a citizen reported what was thought to be a body approximately 30 yards offshore. Before anyone could respond to the call, he said, the object disappeared.

He said no one has been reported missing, and no one who was on shore at the time saw a person go into the lake and not come out.

He added that a representative from the dive team is at the park, and said interviews are currently being conducted with those who are there, and said the outcome of the interviews will determine if they will send a dive team out on Monday.

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