Lawrenceville police officer drowns in Lake Lanier; Funeral set - CBS46 News

Lawrenceville police officer drowns in Lake Lanier; Funeral set for Monday

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Officer Canon Callender Officer Canon Callender
FORSYTH COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A Lawrenceville police officer drowned in Lake Lanier Wednesday evening near Little Ridge Park off Lanier Beach South Road.

According to a news release from the Forsyth County Sheriffs Office, someone called 911 at 5:35 p.m. saying a man was swimming, went underwater and never came back up.

After authorities responded, they say the man's body was found around 7 p.m. and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was identified as Officer Canon Callender, 32, of Lawrenceville.

Funeral services for Callender will be held at the Buford Church of Christ on Monday, June 30 at 11 a.m.

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