PELL CITY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Pell City man drowned Saturday afternoon while working around his dock on Logan Martin Lake.
St. Clair County coroner Dennis Russell tells CBS42 News that 87-year-old Charlie Hester was using a pole to push debris from around his dock when he fell into the lake.
He was reported missing around 1:30pm.
Rescue units searched the lake for several hours before Hester’s body was found around 7:00 p.m.
2014 WIAT-TV CBS42