Missing boater's body found

The Florence County Coroner has released the cause of death for John Wayne Williams, 63,whose body was recovered Sunday, December 9 in the Big Pee Dee River.

The Department of Natural Resources, and his family, had been searching for Williams since November 29, when he went missing after boating with family.

Williams' death, according to Coroner Keith von Lutcken, is drowning. His death has been ruled an accident.