One of Two Missing Central Florida Boaters Found

OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities have found the body of one of the boaters missing since the weekend on Lake Jesup in central Florida.

Search crews found the body of 30-year-old Jason M. Cobb floating in the water near Bird Island on Wednesday.

He and 26-year-old Charles T. Jackson went missing early Saturday when they took a 15-foot boat onto the lake.

Investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say the men were likely ejected from their boat shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

A friend found their boat empty about 12 hours later.

Search efforts are continuing for Jackson.

Officials say there were no apparent signs of trauma to Cobb’s body.

News Talk Florida Staff