A man was found after a possible drowning in Kerr Lake on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Authorities identified the man Monday evening as Robert Chism, 42, of Henderson.

The man was reported missing around 5:35 p.m. and his body was found early Sunday evening after a search, according to authorities in Vance County.

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The 42-year-old man vanished in water off Satterwhite Point, according to Doyle Carpunky, chief of the Vance County Rescue Squad.

Officials believe the man drowned. The initial call was about a man in distress while swimming.

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