Crews find body of missing Florida paddleboarder

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-04 12:15:00-04

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard has found the body of a Florida paddleboarder who went missing off Florida's Gulf Coast.

Escambia County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Holloway tells the Pensacola News Journal the body of 26-year-old Mark Nestenius was found early Tuesday. He was reported missing Sunday after a tourist found his paddleboard floating in the water and called a telephone number on the board.

The newspaper reports a family member answered the phone and began calling Nestenius with no results.

No further details were immediately available.

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