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Body found in Eagle Mountain Lake believed to be missing 64-year-old man

A body found in Eagle Mountain Lake on Friday was believed to that of a missing boater.
A body found in Eagle Mountain Lake on Friday was believed to that of a missing boater. Star-Telegram archives

A body found in Eagle Mountain Lake on Friday is believed to be that of a missing 64-year-old man.

Douglas Robert Hodgson was last seen Tuesday at the Fort Worth Anglers Club in Azle, according to a news release from the Tarrant Regional Water District.

Hodgson left the anglers club in a 1993 Duracraft boat and headed north on the lake. He was reported missing the next day, the news release said.

The body of a man matching Hodgson’s description was found about 5 p.m. Friday by officers from the water district and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Officials were still investigating the incident Friday night.

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