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Drowning victim identified

GBI investigating

POSTED: July 16, 2017 3:23 p.m.

The victim in a drowning in Long County has been identified as Edgar Dave Corbin, 61, of Wayne County.

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The victim in a Sunday morning drowning in Long County is Edgar Dave Corbin, 61, according to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles.
Corbin was fishing with a friend in a boat in an area off the Altamaha River known as Cow House Lake when the boat capsized around 1 a.m.
The friend, who was not identified but is said to be in his 20s, swam to shore. Corbin’s body was found early Sunday when law enforcment officers and Long County Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighters searched the area.
Corbin’s body will be taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Savannah, according to GBI Agent in Charge Stacy Carson. The GBI is investigating, Carson said.
Corbin is from Wayne County.

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