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On Wednesday around 1 p.m., a body belonging to the missing boater who disappeared on Saturday was found 2 miles south of the French Bottoms river access.

The body was found near Lake Contrary according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, four days following the disappearance of the boater. Throughout the disappearance, both the Patrol’s water crew and Missouri Department of Conservation searched the river to find the man

The identity of the man has not been released at this time. An autopsy is pending.

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