Authorities locate body of missing boater who disappeared near Miami Marine Stadium

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Rescue crews shifted from search and rescue to recovery in the hunt for a missing boater.

According to rescue officials, the man went missing near Miami Marine Stadium on Saturday.

Rescue crews searching through the night to find the victim, who has been identified as Enoch Tong.

Authorities said they heard the man jumped off a boat and had difficulty swimming before he disappeared.

Miami Fire Rescue said there were 13 passengers on the board at the time.

All of the other passengers were accounted for.

No other injuries were reported.

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David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.