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Missing boater Information


On Sunday, July 14, 2019 at approximately 09:15 am, Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens recovered the body of Lynn Earl Eggleston, 75, of Corsicana.

This concluded the four-day search of the Richlands Chambers Reservoir after he was reported as a missing boater on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Navarro County J.P. Waller has ruled this as an accidental death by drowning.

We would like to thank the Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden's along with their dive team, K9 team as well as the DPS aircraft who assisted with the search.

We also want to to say how much we appreciate and thank those in our community for their support of law enforcement during this search and for the victim's family during this tragic and difficult time.

Sheriff Elmer Tanner