- Associated Press - Monday, May 25, 2015

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say they’ve recovered the body of a man whose boat capsized under a roller dam on the Mississippi River near Burlington.

The state Department of Natural Resources says the body of 33-year-old Christopher Corson was found Monday morning, a day after the boat he was on capsized. A search for him had been underway.

Corson and 30-year-old Anthony Zurmuehlen, both of Burlington, were fishing Sunday afternoon below a roller dam at Lock and Dam 18 when their 14-foot johnboat was pulled under the dam and rolled over. The department says Zurmuehlen grabbed onto a log and other debris and worked his way to shore, where a conservation officer found him. He was taken to a local medical center and later released.

Neither Corson nor Zurmuehlen were wearing life jackets.

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