Body of missing Lake Eustis boater found

FOX 35 News at 5 p.m.

- Authorities say an Orlando man is missing after an outing on Lake Eustis in Lake County.

Divers with the Lake County Sheriff's Office on Monday continued to search for Raymond Gordon, 29, who disappeared on Sunday afternoon, around before 4 p.m.  Family members said Gordon did not resurface after jumping into the lake for a swim.

An extensive search effort was launched late Sunday, involving deputies with the Sheriff's Office and and officers the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  The body of the missing boater was found around 3:40 p.m. on Monday.  Crews used side-scanning sonar to find his body. Next of kin has been notified.

Authorities believe the death to be an accident, according to FWC spokesman Chad Weber.

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