Authorities say they’ve found a body while searching for a missing fisherman in Florida’s Tampa Bay.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said in a news release sent Sunday afternoon that the body was found near an orange canoe that is similar to the one 35-year-old Joshua Allen Ford took on a day-long fishing trip on Saturday.
He was reported missing after failing to return by 5 p.m.
Tampa police earlier said that Ford launched his motorized canoe from Ben T. Davis beach on Saturday morning.
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Authorities say he was fishing in an area of Old Tampa Bay near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
Wildlife officials said the medical examiner’s office will do an autopsy.