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Drowning at Tenkiller Ferry Lake

Posted at 8:28 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 09:28:23-05

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Officials in Cherokee County are investigating a drowning at Tenkiller Ferry Lake.

This happened on Monday after Highway Patrol Troopers tell us 24-year-old Christopher Compton was swimming back to shore.

That's when authorities say he started to struggle, then went under, only to never come back up.

Troopers say Compton's body has been recovered.

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