CHICKASAW, Ala. (WALA) According to the Chickasaw Police Department the body of the diver who went missing this Wednesday in Chickasaw Creek has been found

A 911 call was made Wednesday June 12th around 5 p.m. a witness said a diver did not surface after going underwater at William Brooks Park.

Search crews and divers from a number of police agencies have been at William Brooks Park in Chickasaw conducting the search.

Police and fire officials initially found a boat that the missing man and his friend were in. Authorities believe he lowered himself down from a rope tied to the boat near railroad trestle east of Highway 43.

Officials also say he had homemade diving equipment which was found in the boat.

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