Body of boater found in Lake Monroe

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Wildlife Commission released the identity of a boater found in Lake Monroe Monday evening.

The body of a William Eiland, 66, of Sanford, was recovered from Lake Monroe after reports of a boat hitting a channel marker Monday.

An FWC spokesperson said that it appears that Eiland was ejected from a 16-foot bass boat when it struck Channel Marker 14 near Sanford around 4:00 p.m.

His body was found around 6 p.m. according to the FWC spokesperson.