Body of 22-year-old Va. Man Recovered From Lake

By: Virginia AP Email
By: Virginia AP Email

MADISON, Va. (AP) -- The body of a Spotsylvania County man has been recovered from a Caroline County lake.

The Free Lance-Star ( reports 22-year-old De'onte Clayton Jones was pronounced dead on Tuesday night. Caroline County sheriff's Maj. Scott Moser says Jones and three others had been swimming in Lake Land'Or.

Moser says the others tried to look for Jones before going to a nearby pool. They told a lifeguard, who tried to find Jones without success.

Moser says the body was recovered about 9 p.m.

Jones was a track and football standout at Courtland High School, graduating in 2009. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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