Bodies of missing boaters found in Clarks Hill Lake

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Ga (WJBF) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources reports that both boaters, who went missing in Clarks Hill Lake last week, was located by Game Wardens Saturday morning.

The spokesman, Mark McKinnon, said around 8:02 a.m. during a surface search, Eynn Wilson was discovered floating in approximately 35 feet of water, within the search area.

Saturday at 4:05 p.m., GA Game Wardens located and recovered the body of Edward “EJ” Kirk floating in approximately 30 feet of water within the search area and near where they located Eynn Wilson this morning.

The Game Wardens worked tirelessly for several days in the recovery of both victims, in order to bring closure to the families.

The body was turned over to the county coroner and the GBI. No additional information is available at this time.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.

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