Body of missing boater recovered from Notchy Creek in Monroe County

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CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers have recovered the body of a man missing on Notchy Creek in Monroe County.

William Frazier Jr., 62, had been missing since noon on Tuesday. Officers searching with a remote operated vehicle recovered his body in nearly 12 feet of water.

The search began after witnesses heard calls for help, saw a boat adrift and a man struggling. Bystanders’ attempts to rescue the man were unsuccessful.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe County Rescue team assisted in the recovery.

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