Man Drowns in Lake

9-06-04 – An Ardmore man is dead after drowning in Lake Murray Sunday evening. The Carter County Dive Team found the body of 37 year old John B. Carrol at around 11:00pm. Authorities say Carrol swam out to a fishing buoy about 175 feet from the shore at 6:50pm. He never made it back.

The dive team recovered the victim in six feet of water, two miles south of Martin’s Landing.