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UPDATE: Body of missing boater found

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- The body of a missing boater has been found.

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokesperson Dan Hicks says the body of 37-year-old Jimmy Hess was found Friday morning.

Hess and three friends were on a sailboat around 4:00 Tuesday morning when an argument began.

Friends say during the altercation, Hess and one other person went overboard.

Hess never resurfaced.

Dan Hicks says search crews are currently working to remove the body from the water near the Chickamauga Dam.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates. 

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