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Body of missing boater found in central Florida

8:37 AM, Jan 3, 2013   |    comments
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OVIEDO, Fla. -- Authorities have found the body of one of the boaters missing since the weekend on Lake Jesup in central Florida.
    
Search crews found the body of 30-year-old Jason M. Cobb floating in the water near Bird Island on Wednesday. He and 26-year-old Charles T. Jackson went missing early Saturday when they took a 15-foot boat onto the lake.
    
Investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say the men were likely ejected from their boat shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday. A friend found their boat empty about 12 hours later.
    
Search efforts are continuing for Jackson.
    
Officials say there were no apparent signs of trauma to Cobb's body.

Associated Press

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