Tennessee crews recover body of missing Rienzi boater

First responders recovered the body of a missing boater who is from Tishomingo County.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 10:31 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 12:48 PM

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVA) - First responders recovered the body of a missing boater who is from Tishomingo County.

Jeffery Dilworth, 56, of Rienzi, had not been seen since a Wednesday morning boating accident in the Pickwick area of southern Tennessee.

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Dilworth’s body was recovered late Thursday morning, according to WBBJ-TV in Jackson, Tennessee.

Officials said Dilworth was fishing alone on a 16-foot aluminum Jon boat, and it is believed water swamped his boat near the spill gates at Pickwick Dam.

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