Body of missing man found in Lake Lanier, officials say

Body of missing man found in Lake Lanier, officials say

HALL COUNTY, G.a — Police said they have recovered the body of a missing man in Lake Lanier.

Police said Brain Dwayne Ferguson, 33, was found dead Saturday afternoon. He had been missing since Feb. 9.

Family members said they last talked to Ferguson at 4 a.m. Feb. 1. His truck was found abandoned at Barkers Bend Drive and Yellow Creek Road.

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Officials searched by air, on foot and by boat for Ferguson.

His body was found in the water at the end of Fisherman's Cove off Price Road.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating what happened.