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Smithville Boating Accident Believed to Have Claimed Two Lives

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SMITHVILLE, Tenn.-- DeKalb County Sheriff Patrick Ray says his department is investigating what appears to be a boating accident. 


A fisherman called the Sheriff's Department after finding a body Wednesday afternoon. During the investigation, Sheriff Ray stated the bodies of a male and female were found. It is believed they were fishing around the Holmes Creek Boat Ramp off Holmes Creek Road in Smithville.  

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