Body of 63-year-old Man Recovered from Local Lake


The body of a 63-year-old man was pulled from Grapevine Lake | Image by Flower Mound Fire Department

The body of a 63-year-old man was recovered from Grapevine Lake on Sunday morning.

The Flower Mound Fire Department responded to a drowning call in the Murrell Park area of the lake on Saturday night, along with the Flower Mound Police Department, Grapevine Fire Department, Texas Game Wardens, and Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Rangers.

Crews searched the waters until sunset on Saturday and continued the search Sunday morning until the body was found and taken out of the lake.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Benny Dabney.

“Our condolences are with the family, but again we stress the importance of life jackets whenever you are in the lake,” the Flower Mound Fire Department said in a Facebook post   

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