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Update: Drowning off Brigadoon

Construction workers watch recovery effort / Cornelius Today

[Updated 10:30 am Oct. 6] A search and rescue operation in the lake off Brigadoon turned into a recovery late Wednesday afternoon, with the Cornelius Police and Fire departments on the scene at a construction site.

A worker apparently drowned behind a mansion under construction on Brigadoon.

Cornelius Police have not released the victim’s name. The body was recovered at 6:32 pm Wednesday by the Sherrills Ford fireboat.

Mecklenburg County records indicate the property is owned by Ray Evernham, the well-known analyst for ESPN’s NASCAR coverage as well as owner of his own team, Evernham Motorsports.