Published: 7/27/2021


SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT JOE WHEELER STATE PARK TURNED DEADLY WHEN A MAN DROWNED.  REPORTS INDICATE THE BODY OF THE VICTIM, ONLY IDENTIFIED AS A MALE IN HIS 50S WAS RECOVERED JUST BEFORE 3 PM.  PARK RANGERS, MEMBERS OF THE ROGERSVILLE FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, SHOALS EMS, AND KILLEN DIVE RESCUE TEAM RESPONDED TO THE SCENE.  THE INCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.