Body found in NC lake thought to be missing man

Associated Press

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STOKESDALE — North Carolina authorities say they have found the body of a missing fisherman in Belews Creek Lake.

The News & Record of Greensboro reported that Stokes County EMS Director Greg Collins said officials believe the body found Saturday morning is that of missing fisherman Jacob Line.

The 27-year-old Line and fellow fisherman 44-year-old James Bohenstiel were reported missing April 17. Bohenstiel’s body was found May 6 near an area of the lake known as the “Hot Hole.”

The second body was found by a fisherman in the area search crews had been searching. Collins said there are no reports of anyone other than Line still missing in the lake.

The body has been taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where it will be examined by a medical examiner.

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