Body of Elderly Woman Found In Oak Ridge Lake

A body has been found in Melton Hill Lake, near the Oak Ridge Marina.

Oak Ridge officials tell WVLT they recovered the body of an elderly woman around 8:30 this morning.

The body was found 25 yards offshore.

They say they have a tenative id but won't release it until the family has been notified.

Officials say there's no indication of foul play at this time but the investigation will continue.

Right now they are concentrating on how she came to be in the water.


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