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Police recover body of drowning victim in Lake Acworth

Witnesses told authorities that a woman was seen on a raft in the water. However, later on the raft was seen without her.

ATLANTA — Authorities located the body Sunday of a woman who went missing in Lake Acworth at Cauble Park on Friday.

Officers with the Acworth Police Department initially responded to the park in reference to a possible drowning. They were joined by members of the Cobb County Fire Department, and Department of Natural Resources.

Witnesses told authorities that a woman, 46-year-old Darla Frey, was seen on a raft in the water. However, later on the raft was seen without her.

Authorities said they used sonar equipment to search for the woman until 11:30 p.m. The search resumed on Saturday and Sunday with members of the Cobb County Police Department's Dive Team joining as well.

Her body was released to the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death. The family has been notified.

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