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Search over for owner of boat found in Tennessee River near Ledbetter Bridge

Deputies are no longer looking for the owner of a boat found floating upside down in the...
Deputies are no longer looking for the owner of a boat found floating upside down in the Tennessee River near the Ledbetter Bridge.(Live 5/File)
Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 5:14 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2022 at 10:19 AM CST
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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Deputies are no longer looking for the owner of a boat found floating upside down in the Tennessee River near the Ledbetter Bridge.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, the owner of the boat has been found, but no other details were released.

The sheriff’s office had asked for the public’s help in finding the owner.

Deputies started working on tracking down the owner on Thursday morning, January 13 when they were called to where the unoccupied boat was found.

With the help of James Marine Inc., deputies say the vessel was pulled to shore and removed from the water.

While examining it, they determined the motor and VIN plate had been intentionally removed.

The boat is described as an older-model fishing/bass boat, two-tone in color and manufactured by a well-known brand in the industry.

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