Searchers found the body of a missing Smithville Lake boater Saturday in a cove near where his unoccupied boat was found grounded and running.
Authories were searching for Charles O. Roe, 37, of Smithville, after he was reported missing on Thursday.
A relative filed the missing person report Thursday morning after Roe borrowed a boat Wednesday and never returned.
The boat was found empty later Thursday on the bank of the lake near Sailboat Cove. The boat's engine was running and the transmission was in neutral. It had minor damage.
Searchers from multiple agencies, aided by a Kansas City police helicopter, searched the lake for him.