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1 dead, 2 rescued when fishing boat sinks in Florida

11:59 AM, Aug 16, 2012   |    comments
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FORT MEADE, Florida (AP) - Divers found the body of a central Florida boater who went missing after his boat sank in Lake Hendry.

Polk County Sheriff's officials say three men were fishing on the lake Wednesday night when their 10-foot John boat sank.

The Orlando Sentinel reports the sheriff's office received a distress call shortly after 7 p.m.

Two men were rescued and deputies and divers began searching for the missing boater.

No further details were immediately available.

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