Body of missing fisherman pulled from Beech River

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Searchers have found the body of a Decatur County man hours after his capsized boat was found in the Beech River.

The Jackson Sun reported the county coroner ruled the death of 69-year-old Julian Holmes an accidental drowning. Holmes' body was found Monday morning in Parsons, about 60 yards from where his boat was recovered on Sunday

Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt said Holmes' family called authorities when he didn't return from fishing.


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