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Drowning victim pulled from Lake Allatoona; had been missing since Friday

Game wardens from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources pulled the body of a 55-year-old woman, missing in Lake Allatoona since Friday, from the water Sunday afternoon.

Just after 12:30 p.m., divers located and recovered the body Rhonda Tibbs near Park Marina on Lake Allatoona.

Tibbs, who officials say was from Smyrna, was last seen at around 10 p.m. Friday night on the dock at the marina. 

Immediately after receiving a missing person’s report on Friday, DNR officers began searching for Tibbs using sonar equipment and a remote-operated vehicle.

The search continued all day Saturday and resumed at 9 a.m. Sunday.

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