UPDATE: Body Found in Search for Missing Montgomery Man at Lake Jordan

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies have found a body in the search for a missing man at Lake Jordan.

The body was located Monday afternoon several miles from Bonner Point Boat Launch.

A homeowner found a jet ski belonging to 50-year-old Christopher Carpenter, of Montgomery, early Monday morning near Coosa River Road. Carpenter’s truck was later located across the water at the Lake Jordan Marina.

Authorities have confirmed the body found is in fact Carpenter’s. He was spotted by a chopper partially submerged in the water.

Authorities say the cause of death is an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Authorities believe Carpenter was last contacted Sunday.

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