28-year-old drowns in Lake Lanier

Authorities recovered his body about 10:00 Saturday night.

They say the incident happened at Holiday Marina when he slipped and fell into the water while running down a dock. Gavrie Alexander Whitlock’s body was found in about 17 feet of water. He was from Snellville.

It is the third drowning in Lanier in as many weeks. The others occurred at Van Pugh Park and Lanier Park.