ALEA: Body recovered identified as missing brother Jacob Sanders

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FLORENCE, Ala. (WIAT) — The body of one of the missing boaters was found Tuesday. State troopers say the recovered body has been identified as Jacob Sanders.

The body was found by a fisherman about 11 miles from where the missing brother’s boat was found, WHNT says. The Sanders went missing on Pickwick Lake on March 1.

Crews continue the search for Jeremiah Sanders.

Jacob was a member of the Velcro Pygmies. They posted the following Tuesday on Facebook:

We hoped, and prayed for a miracle, but it wasn’t meant to be. Our hearts are heavy as we can now report it was Jacob…Posted by The Velcro Pygmies on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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