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Body of missing boy recovered from lake

The body of 10-year-old John Skylar Brogdon-Marr,  who was ejected from a boat during an accident on Lake Talquin on Saturday, Nov. 4,  was recovered  Nov. 8 by officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

The boy and his uncle, Juan Tipper, 55, who is his legal guardian, collided with another boat at 9:30 a.m., approximately 30 to 50 yards from shore, according the FWC.  The youngster was not wearing a life vest.

Skylar lived in Quincy and was a fifth-grade student at Tolar School in Bristol.

Graveside services were held Nov. 11 at Sycamore Cemetery.

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November 16th, 2017



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