UPDATED: Missing shrimp boat captain’s body recovered from sunken ship

Divers recovered the body of a missing shrimp boat captain on Sunday night.  Tampa police say the body of Curtis Lee Cowling was discovered inside a sunken vessel around 10:30 p.m. “Although our Dive Team members, joined by multiple agencies, all worked tirelessly in their efforts, we now share in the sorrow of this tragic outcome,” said Chief Lee Bercaw. more,>>click to read<< 17:37

Tampa police drivers found a body while searching for a missing shrimp boat captain, according to a release. The Tampa Police Department said divers found the body on board the sunken “Miss Jodi,” which is owned by Curts Lee Cowling. Cowling was last seen alive at about 11:00 p.m. Saturday, as storms began to hit the Tampa Bay area. After receiving several reports about Cowling’s boat being found submerged off Causeway Boulevard, officers found the boat at about 7:44 a.m. Sunday. more, >>click to read<< 10:39

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