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Coroner: Search and rescue crews recover body of missing swimmer, victim identified

Rescue Crews return to Ditto Landing to search for missing swimmer

Rescue Crews return to Ditto Landing to search for missing swimmer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn says search and rescue crews have found the missing swimmer on the Tennessee River. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Nicholas Mefford of Toney.

Mefford had been missing since early Wednesday morning. Crews found the man’s body around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.