Body of missing boater in Lake Eustis found, FWC says

Man reported missing after going for swim on Saturday, officials say

Authorities have found the body of a boater who went missing on Saturday afternoon in Lake Eustis after he jumped into the water from a boat, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said.

The body of Robert Bartley,48, was found at 4 p.m. Monday and meets the description of the boater missing since Saturday, the FWC said. 

The FWC said Bartley and a woman were boating on Lake Eustis when they decided to jump into the water for a swim.

Officials said the boat was not anchored and started to drift.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family tonight as they move forward with their healing," FWC said. 

The woman made it back to the boat, officials said. 

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