KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knox County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in West Knox County Friday night as 26-year-old James Barnwell of Knoxville.
The incident took place in the 1000 block of Harbour Shore Drive.
Authorities said they responded to a call from Barnewell's family saying he was last seen mowing the lawn near the water and could not be found.
At 10:22 p.m., officers found the mower in the water and shortly after, rescue personnel searched the water and found a man's body 6 feet away from the mower.
KCSO said the man's body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office for a thorough examination.