Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 12:57pm
Identity of Ft. Loudoun Boating Victim Released
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—The identity of the victim Wednesday’s boating incident on Ft. Loudoun Lake has been released.
Joshua Armon Davis, 18, of Knoxville, died after falling overboard from a boat that was adrift in the Little Turkey Creek area of Ft. Loudoun Lake in Knox County. Witnesses say that Davis had a personal flotation device in his hand when he fell into the water, went under and never resurfaced. TWRA officers and investigators located the victim by use of a remote operated vehicle and divers from the Knox County Rescue Squad recovered his body at 9:45 p.m. There were two other occupants on the boat at the time of the incident.
A medical examiner with the Regional Forensics Center has ordered an autopsy. The incident is under investigation by TWRA.
From TWRA Region IV office, Morristown