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LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — A Mexico, Mo. man is dead after his boat was found adrift, Thursday.

Dennis Jaeger, 73, was recovered by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Dive Team and pronounced dead at the scene, on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Authorities say Jaeger’s 2021 Lund fishing boat had been discovered adrift by a resident in the area of the 54 Mile Marker on Thursday. The cause of death was not specified.

Jaeger’s body was taken to Kidwell Garber Funeral Home.

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