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Body of missing boater pulled from Miami River

Missing man's body found in Miami river
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MIAMI - A body pulled from the Miami River on Tuesday is that of a missing boater.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 35-year-old Abraham Mgowano from Berkeley, California was on a 44' cabin cruiser with 12 other passengers and the captain last Saturday afternoon when he fell overboard.

Officers with the FWC, Miami-Dade Police, and Miami Fire Rescue searched the area but were unable to find him.

On Tuesday, Mgowano's body was found floating near NW 2nd Street.

"Our thoughts are with Mr. Mgowano's friends and family during this difficult time," said the FWC in a statement.  

Read more: Recovery divers searching Miami River for man who went overboard from charter boat

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