Crews find body of missing Florida fisherman; still searching for another

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YANKEETOWN, Florida — The search continues for one of two fishermen who were reported overdue from a fishing trip.

Authorities say they recovered the body of 44-year-old Joseph Johns in Waccasassa Bay near Yankeetown in north Florida.

Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are still looking for 37-year-old Daniel Tingley.

The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/1pin9gP ) reports the men left early Saturday in a 12-foot boat. When they had not returned by Sunday afternoon, Johns' wife called the Coast Guard station in Yankeetown.

A helicopter crew spotted Johns' boat on Sunday night.


Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Florida), http://www.tampabay.com.

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