Wilsonville man drowns while swimming in Lay Lake over the weekend

Troopers investigating drowning death

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (WIAT) - Oscar James Tuck III, 56, of Wilsonville, drowned on Lay Lake, Saturday, June 30 at approximately 2;30 p.m., according to Alabama State Troopers.

He was recovered in Talladega County where he reportedly drowned while swimming, according to troopers.

State troopers say his death is being investigated as a drowning. 

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Southeast Shelby Rescue, Calera Dive Team, Childersburg Rescue Squad, Alexander City Rescue Squad and the Etowah County Rescue assisted.


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