Body of missing boater on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recovered

Body of missing boater on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recovered
Once a sonar located the body, divers dove in around 10 AM to retrieve it.
Once a sonar located the body, divers dove in around 10 AM to retrieve it.
In less than 10 minutes, Texas Parks & Wildlife divers recovered the body of 53-year-old Little Jack Lieb.
In less than 10 minutes, Texas Parks & Wildlife divers recovered the body of 53-year-old Little Jack Lieb.

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - According to Nacogdoches County Game Warden Heath Bragg, members of the Texas Parks & Wildlife dive team recovered the body the Huntington man Sunday morning after a boat he and his brother were in capsized Saturday--perhaps hit by a large wave . Officials say the wave capsized the boat, knocking the two brothers--Henry Dale Plummer and Little Jack Lieb--into the Sam Rayburn Reservoir Saturday night around 7:15.

Bragg said Plummer was able to swim to a nearby by swamp.

"He was able to holler to somebody on shore.  And a man that was at his house heard it.  He came out in a boat and was able to get him off the stump," Warden Bragg stated.

A dive team arrived on the scene Sunday at 9 AM to search for the missing man.  They began the dive at 10 AM.  They recovered Lieb's body in less than 10 minutes.  Divers found the body 28 feet underwater.

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