Clark County Sheriff Paul Gaudette says a body recovered from the river late Monday afternoon is that of a missing boater.

The body of 69 year old Lewis Boggs of Kahoka was recovered near Alexandria around 5 p.m. Monday. Authorities said Boggs fell in the Mississippi Sunday night near Alexandria, Missouri. Boggs apparently fell into the river after he and his wife returned from the river.  His wife went to get the truck and trailer and when she returned.. the boat was floating down the river with no one on board.

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