Authorities have confirmed the body of Cody Lusk has been found at Circle R Lake near Palestine.

Lusk, 37, had been missing since Saturday, January 14. He was last seen leaving to go fishing.

According to Anderson County Game Warden Mike Hanson, the victim was found in the water with the use of sonar equipment at around 1:20 p.m. Hanson said it appears he drowned. 

The Palestine Fire Department dive team pulled Lusk’s body from the water after he was located. His body has been sent to Dallas for autopsy.