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Body found in Ocmulgee River

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Searchers have found the body of a man believed to have fallen into the Ocmulgee River over the weekend.

They located the body of 35-year-old Jason Collins between Jeff Davis and Coffee counties down river from Rocky Hammack landing at about 2 p.m.

A friend who was camping with the man said they walked down the boat landing when the missing man stepped in a hole and went under. The man could not swim.

Dive teams, K-9 searchers from several counties and a state patrol helicopter took part in the search.

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