Woman's body found in Lake Lanier

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013 3:44 PM
Last updated 7:51 PM
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GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of death for a woman found floating Friday in Lake Lanier near Atlanta.

Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks of the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said the woman was floating in the northern portion of the lake. Officials have not released her name, but they believe she lived in the area.

Wilbanks said there were no obvious signs of trauma. Witnesses told investigators that they saw a woman swimming in the area Thursday night.


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