NOON Possible drowning after canoe tips over on lake at Ft. Gordon family gathering


Thurmond. drowned while at authorities believe missing man who continues for a missing man who authorities believe drowned while at Lake Thurmond. The 23-year-old was at a family gathering on Saturday at Pointes West resort when it happened. And that is where we find NewsChannel 6’s Wes Cooper LIVE from the scene. Wes what’s the latest on the search? WES: Good afternoon ladies, right now emergency crews are thoroughly searching for Marquez Bey. Today the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will have their aviation team in the sky to see if they can spot Marquez from a bird’s eye view. D-N-R tells me the water in the lake should be more clear today due to less traffic on it. The search for Marquez Bey is now in day three. Authorities tell us the possible drowning happened on Saturday when two men, Joshua and Marquez Bey (Bay) , took out a canoe on Clarks Hill Lake. While they were paddling to the main channel, a boat came by and the wake flipped the canoe with the Joshua and Marquez in it. Joshua came back up from underwater but he did not find Marquez. A boater nearby was able to rescue

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