Body of Jonesborough man pulled from river

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Searchers have recovered the body of a man missing since a boat sank in the Nolichucky River over the weekend.

The Johnson City Press reported the body of 60-year-old Michael W. Jones of Jonesborough was found Sunday evening in about 8 1/2 feet of water in Washington County.

David Crum of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said Jones, two other adults and two small children were on the river around 11 a.m. Saturday when the boat began taking on water. The other adults and the children made it safely to shore.

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