1 dead, 2 rescued after fishing boat sinks in Fla.

10-foot johnboat sunk in Lake Hendry on Wednesday

FORT MEADE, Fla. - Divers found the body of a central Florida boater who went missing after his boat sank in Lake Hendry.

Polk County Sheriff's officials say three men were fishing on the lake Wednesday night when their 10-foot johnboat sank.

According to reports, the sheriff's office received a distress call shortly after 7 p.m.

Two men were rescued and deputies and divers began searching for the missing boater.

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