Body found in Garner Lake identified as Lakeland resident

Garner Lake in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Tenn. —Authorities have identified the man found dead in a lake in Lakeland.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the victim is Scott Darling. The 56-year-old was found in Garner Lake near Winward Slope Drive Monday afternoon.

An official cause of death will be determined by the Shelby County Medical Examiner, but preliminary information suggests this was an accidental drowning.

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