Update: Body found in search area believed to be missing boater
Around 2pm Monday, The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office located a white male subject in the area of the search and rescue operation on Logan Martin Lake. The subject will be sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy and for positive identification. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office was assisted by multiple agencies during the search and rescue operation.
The St. Clair County Sheriffs Office is currently conducting a search and rescue operation with multiple agency's off Rivercrest Lane in the Pell City area. After receiving a 911 call for assistance from a boater at approximately 11 pm last night. The Sheriffs Office is looking for Kent Wesley Franklin 50 year old white male who was reported as missing after jumping from a boat into the water in the area around Pier 59 Restaurant and Lounge. ABC 33/40 has a crew at the scene and will have more as the story develops in our 5 P.M. news.