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Body of missing boater found

By Staff | Nov 12, 2018

The body of a man reported missing after he went overboard near the Sanibel Causeway Sunday was pulled from the water near the Punta Rassa boat ramp Monday morning.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of to a deceased person in the water at approximately 9:50 a.m.

The man has been identified as John Copham , 46.

Next of kin has been notified.

“The investigation is ongoing and there appears to be no criminal aspect to the investigation,” a release from the LCSO states.

Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office.