Two Missing Boaters Recovered From Lewisville Lake

By Ray Villeda
|  Monday, Sep 2, 2013  |  Updated 7:08 PM CDT
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One Boater Recovered, One Still Missing

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One Boater Recovered, One Still Missing

The body of one boater reported missing over the weekend was recovered Monday but sonar was being used to find the body of another man reported missing on Lake Lewisville.
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The search has ended for two boaters reported missing over the weekend on Lewisville Lake.

Lt. Jennifer Kemp, with Texas Parks and Wildlife, said on Friday night, a 33-year old man from Mesquite disappeared after being on a party boat.

His body was discovered on Monday afternoon.

The Denton County Sheriff's Office tells NBC 5 they believe the man to be George Rodriguez who disappeared on Friday night.

On Sunday morning, before 11 a.m., emergency crews got a call about a father from Frisco who was missing.

Kemp said the man was tubing with his family, his child fell off the tube, and the man jumped in to help, but never resurfaced.

The Frisco father's body was recovered late Monday afternoon.

Authorities say they don't believe either of the men were wearing life jackets.

Sonar was used in the search and recovery operations.

Two confirmed drownings brings the lake's total to three drownings, according to the Lewisville Fire Department.

In June, Jaquis Jones, a star high school football player from Carrollton lost his life in the lake.

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