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Man Drowns At Mountain Island Lake

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Mount Holly and Gaston County officials say a man drowned at Mountain Island Lake on Tuesday. Police say the victim was one of four people who were trespassing.

Gaston County Police say Jaquez D’Andre Hunter-Cathey, 19, drowned in the lake.

According to police, when Hunter-Cathey's three friends couldn't find him, they began looking for him in the woods nearby. They called police 1 1/2 hours later, once they feared he may still be in the lake. They also went back in the water to look for him, but couldn't find him.

Gaston County Police say they were in a cove that runs not far from Lake Wylie. They don't believe alcohol was a factor at this time, but the investigation is still ongoing.

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