LAMAR COUNTY, TX - Authorities have released the name of a young woman who drowned in a Lamar County lake earlier this week.
According to the Lamar County Sheriff's Office, the body of 18-year-old Tyiesha Nycole Thomas of Justin, Texas, was recovered Tuesday night from Pat Mayse Lake.
Thomas had been reported missing earlier that day after stepping off of a sandbar into deep water. Two other swimmers tried to save her, but were unsuccessful.
We're told Thomas was visiting a friend that had just moved to Paris.