LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Reports coming in to WLAF this morning are that the body of the teen that drowned on Wednesday evening was recovered just before daybreak Thursday morning. 

Recovery efforts for a teen that was believed to have drowned on Wednesday evening resume this morning on Norris Lake.  The La Follette Rescue Squad is assisting.


Chief Charles Hutson along with other members of the La Follette Rescue Squad just arrived, by way of boat, at Anderson County Park on Norris Lake. The LRS is assisting the Anderson County Rescue Squad in a dragging operation to recover the body of a 17-year old that reportedly drowned about an hour ago.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/27/2020-8PM-UPDATED 05/28/2020-6AM-UPDATED 05/28/2020-7AM)