ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Alpharetta Police are investigating a drowning incident that took place at Lake Windward.
Police confirm that 18-year-old male victim, Chamerlain Ivey, is deceased after an early morning drowning in Lake Windward. Fulton County School Spokesperson, Samantha Maxey, confirms the victim was a student at Cambridge High School.
Upon learning of the students' passing, the principal left a voice message to students and families, expressing their grief.
Alpharetta Police were dispatched to the area of Staghound Court after a nearby homeowner believed a burglary was in progress. Officers arrived on scene and discovered a party gathered at a residence on Clipper Bay Drive. Authorities were made aware of a male missing from the party. A search of the area began and neighbors told police they heard a "splash." Alpharetta Fire Services launched a boat in search on Lake Windward, where the victim was located underwater.
Counselors and crisis teams will be available to students and faculty at Cambridge High School.