Body of missing boater found on Lake Chehaw after boat capsizes

Body of missing boater found on Lake Chehaw after boat capsizes

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The body of missing boater was found after a nearly week long search on Lake Chehaw.

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler confirmed that the Albany Fire Department Dive Team found the body of Bernard Lofton, 45, Wednesday evening at Nabs Landing.

Three other passengers were on the boat, but were all accounted for Saturday.

The preliminary investigation indicates Lofton drowned, but the official cause of death won't be determined until an autopsy is performed.

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