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Emergency crews find swimmer’s body at Oak Mountain State Park


PELHAM, Ala. – reports divers recovered the body of a swimmer Wednesday evening at a Birmingham park.

Our news partner says Pelham firefighters and police responded around 7 p.m. to the Oak Mountain State Park beach area on Independence day. A family member tells police a 23-year-old disappeared on the lake.

The swimmer’s body was located two hours later. The body was transported to the Shelby County Coroner’s Office.

An investigation is underway.