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Body of man who jumped from cliff found in quarry

August 15th, 2011 10:17 am by Staff Report

HARRIMAN (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a man who jumped more than a hundred feet into a Roane County rock quarry.

Authorities were told the 35-year-old man didn't resurface after a 120-foot plunge from a cliff into the water Sunday afternoon, according to The Knoxville News Sentinel (

Divers located his body in about 25 feet of water about 90 minutes later.

The Harriman Police Department is investigating the incident.

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