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Wilson County Authorities Identify Drowning Victim

Posted June 27, 2005 5:21 a.m. EDT

— Investigators have identified the body of a swimmer who disappeared overnight in Wilson County.

Authorities said Angela Martinez was last seen talking with her ex-husband before she drowned in the Buckhorn Reservoir. Investigators believe Martinez walked into the water into a sudden drop-off.

Investigators were called to the scene around 1:30 a.m. Monday and the body was recovered around 6:45 a.m.

Investigators said Martinez's ex-husband could not swim, but her family said she could swim well.

Officials said that swimming is not allowed at the reservoir.