Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Body Found In River

Boater Missing On Caloosahatchee River

LABELLE, FL. -- The Fort Myers News-Press has reported the body of what is believed to be a 72-year-old boater, was found Tuesday afternoon near Alva. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and Hendry County deputies were searching for the missing fisherman after reports of a missing person were filed by family.

According to the news report, Doyle Ware of LaBelle was reported to be snook fishing in the spillway in the Caloosahatchee River just east of the Lee County line, west of LaBelle.

The press reports say Ware's capsized boat was recovered. Family members reported Ware missing on Monday. Ware lived in a modest mobile home at 110 Hand Avenue in LaBelle, according to county records.

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