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The Davidson County Sheriff's Office says deputies found the body of missing man who drowned in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, N.C. -- The Davidson County Sheriff's Office said deputies found a missing 72-year-old man had drowned in a lake while swimming on his property.

Monday, Aug. 25, deputies said they responded to Cardinal Lane to search for Willie Wayne Williams, who told someone he was going swimming that day.

The Sheriff's Office said deputies searched High Rock Lake near a pier on Williams' property and found Williams' body.

The state medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

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