Local News

Falls Lake Drowning Victim Identified

Posted July 18, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— July 19, 1996 - 11:55 a.m. EDT

Search and rescue workers found the body of 24-year-old Omar Stewart Thursday night, seven hours after he slipped into Falls Lake and disappeared.

Late Thursday afternoon, rescue workers received a call that a 24-year-old man slipped under the water and never came up at the Rolling View swimming area.

This is the third drowning at that swimming area so far this summer