A Body Has Been Recovered From The Lake Per Rowlett Police Department Press Release Issued Tuesday Afternoon.
On Tuesday, 6/20/2023, at approximately 8:11 a.m., The Rowlett Police Received a 911 call reporting that a body was located in the water near the 1300 block of Rowlett Rd. Rowlett PD along with Fire units responded with the rescue dive team to recover the body. Dallas Police Department and Dallas Medical Examiner responded to transport the body.
At this time, the body has not been identified due to decomposition. The Rowlett Police Department will wait for the Dallas Medical Examiner to identify the body. An update will be published once more information has been gathered.
The Rowlett Police Department did share a post on their Facebook social media page yesterday asking for the publics assistance in locating Sunny Jacob (60) who was reported missing by his wife. Reports are Sunny walked away from his residence, located near the 2600 block of Sassafrass Way, in Rowlett, Texas, on June 18, 2023. Rowlett PD also stated Sunny is considered at risk due to being diagnosed with dementia.
In the press release issued Tuesday, the Rowlett Police Department did not confirm if the body located was going to be the missing person, Sunny Jacob, as they made it clear in their release it was an “Unidentified Male”.
Witnesses we spoke with did tell us that family of missing person Sunny Jacob were on scene with Rowlett Police Department and the Dallas County Medical Examiner during the recovery process.
This is a developing story and we will update as we learn more.