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Coroner: Body found in East Lake Park identified as missing fisherman

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Birmingham fire and rescue crews work to recover a body found floating at East Lake Park Tuesday afternoon. (abc3340.com) Birmingham fire and rescue crews work to recover a body found floating at East Lake Park Tuesday afternoon. (abc3340.com)

Birmingham fire and rescue crews have recovered a body found floating in the water at East Lake Park Tuesday afternoon, police said.

According to Chief Deputy Randy Christian, a man walking around the lake spotted the body  of a man matching the description of the missing 61-year-old fisherman near a pier shortly before 3 p.m.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office confirmed to ABC 33/40 tonight that the body found is that of Glenn Paul Florence, who was last seen Sunday night after leaving a note for his son saying he was going fishing at the park.

Glenn Paul Florence

Recovery crews retrieved Florence's body from the water just before 5 p.m.

 

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