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Body Recovered From Moyie River In Boundary County

Sheriff's Deputies And Search Rescue Members Recovered The Body Of A Man In The Moyie River Sheriff's Deputies And Search Rescue Members Recovered The Body Of A Man In The Moyie River
BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho -

The Boundary County Sheriff's Dispatch received a call of a possible drowning on the Moyie River Saturday night just after 5:30 PM.

The missing man was identified as 45-year-old John Thole. A search group consisting of Boundary County Sheriff's Deputies, Boundary Search and Dive Rescue, Sheriff's Posse Volunteers and Boundary Volunteer Ambulance assembled and thoroughly searched the area until nearly 4:00am. The search was called off until daylight due to safety concerns and rugged terrain.

As members of the search party gathered Sunday morning, the body of Thole was found by friends and family members in the Moyie River just after 8:00 AM and was recovered by Search and Rescue.

The cause of Thole's death was not immediately evident and an autopsy is scheduled for this week.

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