UPDATE: Crews find body of fisherman at Cosby Lake

Missing fisherman's body found in Cosby Lake

CLAY, Ala. (WBRC) - Crews found the body of a missing fisherman at Cosby Lake off Old Springville Road in Clay Wednesday afternoon.

Center Point authorities have identified the man as 36-year-old Russell “Rambo” Patterson. He was last seen around 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

His body was located by rescue teams around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Rescue and dive teams from multiple agencies were present Wednesday. Sonar and cameras were used in the lake during the recovery effort.

Family members notified authorities he was missing Tuesday night. Patterson’s mother said he was an Army veteran and served three tours.

Crews located the victim at 3:15 PM. Scene has been moved to the investigation phase. Thank you for your support and...

Posted by Center Point Fire District on Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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