Drowning victim identified after boat overturns in Turner County

The Lee County Dive Team recovered the man's body.
Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 4:07 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 10:01 PM EDT
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TURNER COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - A Sycamore man reportedly drowned in a fishing accident in Turner Co., Wednesday morning, according to Turner County officials.

At around 8 a.m., three men were fishing in a small private pond off South Railroad Avenue in Southwest Turner County when their boat overturned. Two men swam to shore but were unable to find the third person, according to Turner County sheriff’s investigations.

The Lee County Dive Team was called to assist, and the drowning victim’s body was found around 3:00 p.m., according to Turner County Sheriff Andy Hester.

David Cameron Spears, 33, of Sycamore, was identified as the drowning victim, according to the Turner County coroner.

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