MISSING BOATER IDENTIFIED
(Stanton) DNR officials have identified the missing boater at Viking Lake State Park in Montgomery County.
The DNR says dive teams found the body of 63-year-old John Carmichael, of Red Oak in the lake near the pontoon boats at around 12:35 p.m. Sunday after searching most of the night.
Park visitors reported an empty fishing boat around 7:30 p.m. Saturday which intitiated a search for the boater.
Iowa DNR conservation and park officers, the Midwest Regional Dive Team, the Red Oak and Stanton Fire Departments; and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted the search.
July 25, 2011