Body recovered on Lake Martin after 4 day search

Published 1:20 pm Monday, September 6, 2021

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 According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA),  the search for Zachary Dakota Lewis, 24, of Parker, Colo. was completed at approximately 7:38 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5.

Lewis was found in the Big Kowaliga Creek area of Lake Martin near the Willow Point Golf Course.

The search for Lewis had been ongoing since he was reported missing after a boating incident on Thursday, Sept. 2. Members of the Alexander City Rescue Squad, Alexander City Fire Department, Childersburg Rescue Squad, Houston County Rescue Squad, TowBoat U.S., and the ALEA Marine Patrol Division worked throughout the day to search and locate Lewis. The incident remains under investigation by the ALEA Marine Patrol Division.

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