Body Of Missing Man Found In Lewisville Lake

Cameron Fairchild
August 29, 2018 - 7:42 am
LLewisville Lake/Denton County Game Wardens Jerry Norris (left) and Josh Espinoza patrolling Lewisville Lake

L.P. Phillips


LEWISVILLE (1080 KRLD) - Search teams have found the body of a man in Lewisville Lake.

Officials say 25-year-old Derrick Applon went missing Sunday, after the jet ski he was riding flipped near Hidden Cove Park.

Friends of his family spotted the body Tuesday afternoon.

The part of the lake where Applon was found is about 30-feet deep. Texas Parks and Wildlife investigators say Applon was not wearing a life jacket.

His body was sent to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner, who is working to determine the cause of death.