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UPDATE: Body found from missing Burlington boater

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The body of a boater missing since Sunday was recovered in the Mississippi River near where his boat capsized Monday.

The body of Christopher Corson, 33, of Burlington was recovered just before 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Another boater, Anthony Zurmuehlen, 30, also of Burlington, made his way to shore after their 14-foot jon boat was pulled under the dam at Lock and Dam 18 near Burlington.

Zurmuehlen was able to grab onto a log and make his way to shore where he was discovered by Iowa Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Officer Paul Kay late Sunday afternoon.

He was treated and released from Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

Neither boater was wearing a life jacket at the time.

The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Amie Steffeneicher contributed to this report.

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