18-year-old missing at Sugar Lake found dead, sheriff says
Posted July 25
Pittsboro, N.C. — A man who went missing Wednesday at Sugar Lake has been found dead, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.
The body of 18-year-old Gabriel "Boone" Cummins, of Pittsboro, was recovered from the Chatham County lake around 1 a.m. on Tuesday. The unofficial cause of death appears to be drowning, according to the sheriff.
Cummins went missing between 1 and 2 a.m. on July 19.
Authorities utilized bloodhounds, boats, rescue divers and sonar tools to look for the missing teen. Water depths in some areas of the lake are over 100 feet.