The body of Russel Reed, 42, of Fort Worth, was recovered from Possum Kingdom Lake near the La Villa swim area Sunday morning, reported Judi Pierce, Brazos River Authority information officer.
According to officials with the Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office, Reed was reported missing shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday. He was discovered missing earlier Saturday morning and friends searched for him with no success, the official added.
“Game wardens, Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office and BRA did ground, shoreline and door-to-door searches during the day Saturday,” Pierce noted.
During that search, one witness reported seeing Reed outside about 1 a.m. Saturday.