Officials identify body found in Red River as missing ETX boater

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 2:22pm

LOUISIANA — The body has been positively identified as the missing boater, 63-year old Dan Stanley of Bivins, Tx, who vanished two weeks ago at the same marina..

There are also reports that Stanley has connections to Arp, Tx.

His family has been notified.


Caddo Parish authorities recovered a body from the Red River Friday morning near Riverbend Marina.

Two officials were patrolling the river when they noticed a body near the entrance to the marina. The body was pulled from the water and turned over to the Bossier Sheriff's Office and the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, who have been searching for a missing person thrown from his boat on February 8.

According to the Arp Police Department, the missing boater is Dan Stanley from Arp, TX.

Authorities have not yet confirmed the identity of the body.

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