DNR Statement:


The body of Gerardo Soto, Jr., age 22, of Chicago, IL, was recovered just before noon near the Red Top Mountain State Park swimming area on Allatoona Lake. He was located by DNR Game Wardens using sector scan sonar, identified by remote operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and recovered soon afterward. Mr. Soto had been seen in the swimming area early on Sunday afternoon. A short time later, he was reported missing. Game Wardens began searching immediately and until dark. They resumed the search at 7:30 this morning.