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Body of missing man found in SUV

The body of a missing McCreary County man was found Sunday in a submerged SUV in eastern Tennessee, according to a Knoxville TV station.

The body of Lawrence Waters, 59, of Stearns was inside a Nissan Xterra found in the New River off U.S. 27 in Scott County, Tenn., reports WATE-TV in Knoxville.

A bystander called 911 Sunday morning to report the vehicle in the water, the station reported.

Waters was reported missing Wednesday from his home. Officials believe Waters may have lost control of his vehicle and ran into the river.