Missing boater found dead in Lake Jesup

Boats, helicopters used in Seminole County search

Lake Jesup.
Lake Jesup. (News 6)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A missing boater was found dead Sunday in Lake Jesup, according to authorities.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission first got word of the missing boater on Wednesday afternoon.

The FWC and Seminole County Sheriff’s Office had several boats search the water for the man and later extended its search with helicopters.

Search found the man’s body around 7 a.m. Sunday.

The man’s name has not yet been released.

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