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Body of Sylacauga man recovered at Lake Howard

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The Sylacauga Police Department has recovered the body of a man who reportedly drowned at Lake Howard of the Oldfield Road in Sylacauga Tuesday.

The victim, 36-year-old Steven Heath Lowery, was transported to Coosa Valley Medical center where he was pronounced dead by the Talladega County Coroner. According to the Sylacauga Police Department, Lowery was using SCUBA gear and was checking some netting when witnesses say there was a problem and he went under.

Lowery was a well-known member of the Sylacauga community and an employee of the Sylacauga Utility Board.

Out of respect for Lowery and his family, the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce has canceled the fishing derby planned for this Saturday.

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