Search crews locate body of missing swimmer


WATERLOO-(SHOALS INSIDER)–Authorities tell the Insider the body of a missing swimmer has been located.

EMA officials say this morning they retrieved the body of a 36-year-old man who went missing around noon on Labor Day after he swam under a pontoon boat and never resurfaced.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) identified the man as Nicolas Jeremy Smith, of Memphis.

Officials say the body was located around 9:00 am Wednesday, about one-half of a mile from the initial search site.

The Lauderdale county coroner took possession of the body after it was located.

Rescue crews from Mississippi and Tennessee assisted in the search effort.


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