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Authorities find body of missing boater in Kansas reservoir

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 13:49:50-04

HILLSBORO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a missing boater in a central Kansas reservoir.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 49-year-old Steven Meyer, of Eudora, was found around 9:15 a.m. Monday in the Marion Reservoir.

He was reported missing around 1:20 a.m. Sunday. The release says his truck and boat trailer were found at the Marion Cove boat ramp. And his unoccupied boat was recovered just after 3 a.m. Sunday floating against trees along the north side of the Marion Reservoir.

The release said an autopsy is pending.