TWRA Officers recovered the body of a 62-year-old, William Frazier Junior from the Notchy Creek in Monroe County. Officers were on scene just after 1 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a call regarding a man who had fallen out of a boat.
Witnesses heard calls for help, saw a boat adrift and a man struggling and then disappearing.
Bystanders attempts to rescue the man were unsuccessful.
The boat was a ten-foot, plastic craft with a trolling motor.
TWRA Officers searched with a remote operated vehicle in nearly 12 feet of water and were assisted by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe County Rescue.