Drowning victim found at Lake Waxahachie Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Waxahachie on August 14, 2016 by Staff Report Photo courtesy John Hester. WAXAHACHIE — At approximately 5:40 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, visitors to Lake Waxahachie witnessed a swimmer go underwater. Those witnesses called 911 and tried unsuccessfully to reach the swimmer.First responders arrived quickly and began searching for a possible victim. Crews used sonar technology and dive crews until 10:00 p.m. when thunderstorms began.The search resumed at daylight on Sunday, August 14 and shortly before 7:00 a.m. an adult male victim was located and recovered. Pending notification of relatives, the victim's name is not being released at this time. You may also be interested in readingWISD Superintendent Glenn reverses decision and will stay in WaxahachieMidlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup daysLocal family on desperate search for missing dogOdors of death result in an ECSO and SPCA raid on dog training facilityWaxahachie man convicted of child pornography and sexual assaultGuardian Anti-Bullying Live Action Show coming to WaxahachieWHS senior Madison Warren represented district in AustinWISD names new principal of Finley Junior HighWHS fishing club needs adult volunteersSuspects sought in multiple aggravated robberies ← Father sentenced to 20 years for giving drugs to teenage daughterEllis County DA files motion to end attorney’s religious posts → You must log in to post a comment.