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Body of missing boater found in Livingston Parish

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Monday, April 30 2018 Apr 30, 2018 April 30, 2018 12:56 PM April 30, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
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SPRINGFIELD - Authorities say the body of a man who went missing on the Tickfaw River over the weekend has been found Monday.

According to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 42-year-old Daniel Jones of Holden was found dead sometime before noon.

Officials say Jones and a woman were boating near Leisure Landing around 4 p.m. Sunday. The two were apparently tossed from their vessel while making a turn in the water. The woman was able to swim to shore, but Jones never resurfaced.

It's still unclear what caused the incident. LDWF is leading the investigation.

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