UPDATE: Man identified whose body was found Guntersville Dam in April

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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says a man whose body was found at the Guntersville Dam in April has been identified as a missing boater.

The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences confirms the body was that of Jackie Rowell of Guntersville.  He was reported missing in November 2013 after an extended boat trip.  Search teams found his boat, but he was not on it. They did find a kitten alive inside and returned it to Rowell’s family.

The autopsy report on Rowell is still pending, and no further details have been released.

Rowell’s body was found on the upper side of the dam the morning of April 30.

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