Body of second missing boater found

FLORENCE, Ala (WIAT) — An update to a developing story the CBS42 News team has been following.

Officials found the body of Jeremiah Sanders yesterday afternoon on Sheffield Bluffs. This is located on the Colbert-Lauderdale County line, across the river from McFarland Park in Florence.

McFarland Park had previously served as a staging area for rescue efforts.

Jeremiah and his brother Jacob went fishing near Pickwick Lake back on March 1.

Jacob’s body was found last Tuesday.

The brothers are from Walker County, where they attended Cordova High School.

Jacob was a member of the Velcro Pygmies Cover Band; Jeremiah was a manager of a popular Italian restaurant in the Florence area.

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