DECATUR COUNTY, Ga.(WTXL) — The body of a missing boater has been found in Bainbridge after a two day search, according to the Decatur County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff Wiley Griffin confirmed to ABC 27 that Tim Mclaughlin's body was found near the entrance of Ten Mile Steel Landing in Bainbridge on Tuesday morning.
Authorities say the body was found by one of the volunteer search boats.
Mclaughlin went missing Sunday after going fishing that afternoon.
The sheriff's office was contacted Sunday night about a missing boater that night and immediately began their search.
The Department of Natural Resources, Decatur County Fire and Rescue also helped with the search.
Sheriff Griffen says Mclaughlin’s boat was found near the entrance of Ten Mile Steel Landing in Bainbridge on Sunday night.
As the search continued, about 30 volunteer search boaters that consisted of family and friends came out to help on Tuesday morning.
Authorities say at around 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, a volunteer boat found Mclaughlin’s body near the location of where the boat was initially found.