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Body of missing Berks boater Jose Suarez-Lopez found

By 69 News & Associated Press, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 26 2013 08:17:34 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 26 2013 05:17:32 PM CDT

Authorities in central Pennsylvania said they have recovered the body of a missing boater in the Susquehanna River.

LANCASTER, Pa. -

Authorities in central Pennsylvania said they have recovered the body of a missing boater in the Susquehanna River.

Jose Suarez-Lopez was found Thursday in the water near Conestoga Twp., Lancaster Co., the coroner said Friday.

The Exeter Township man had been boating with his girlfriend on April 13 when their boat overturned near Jacks Island, south of the Safe Harbor Dam. The woman was rescued.

A local fire official said Lopez's body was found just north of the Pequea Marina.

An autopsy will be conducted Friday, said Coroner Steve Diamantoni.