Missing Fla. Boater's Body Found In Leesburg Lake
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - The body of a missing 71-year-old boater has been found in Lake Harris in Leesburg.
Authorities say they are treating this as a boating accident. An autopsy will be performed Saturday.
The body of Roberto Monge of Tavares was found Friday. He was last seen in the morning fueling his 21-foot bass boat at a local marina. Hours later, another boater saw the boat empty floating near a canal on the lake.
Monge's wife told authorities her husband had gone fishing this morning.
Deputy sheriffs in a helicopter later spotted Monge's body. He was not a wearing a life jacket.
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