Body found in Lake Guntersville identified

Lake Guntersville
Lake Guntersville
Updated: Jun. 6, 2019 at 10:18 AM CDT
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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim whose body was found in Lake Guntersville on Sunday.

Investigators have identified Daniel Wayne White of Madison County AL as the victim. The preliminary reports from the Alabama Department of Forensic Science determined no foul play was found.

A fisherman called authorities, after discovering the body, according to Marshall County Assistant Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie. Guthrie says they pulled the body out shortly after lunch time.

They are waiting the toxicology report to determine the cause of death, that process should take a week or two.

Agencies involved in the investigation were Marshall County Coroner’s Office, ALEA Marine Division, Guntersville Rescue Squad, Marshall County District Attorney’s Office.

The case is developing, and we’ll continue to bring you more updates as we learn them.

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