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Chattahoochee River Body Found

After more than 24-hours of searching, the body of a man who fell overboard Thursday night has been found.

Fifty-year-old Robert Uptagraft was found Saturday morning floating within a few hundred feet from where he fell overboard.

Florida Wildlife Conservation officers spotted the body around 7 a.m.

Uptagraft was on a houseboat with a friend when their boat experienced electrical problems.

During an attempt to fix the problem, Uptagraft fell into the water just North of Lake Seminole on the Chattahoochee River.

His body has been taken to the medical examiners office in Panama City.

Officials from the Jackson County Sheriff's Department say there is no reason to suspect foul play and have ruled the drowning accidental.


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