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Body of second missing boater found in Bunces Pass in Pinellas

Posted at 9:20 PM, Mar 22, 2017

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputies recovered the body of a missing boater in Bunces Pass, just south of Shell Key Preserve, Wednesday evening.

Deputies were able to identify the body as 21-year-old Jie Luo who has been missing since March 14.

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Officials stated they received a call at about 6:25 p.m. from a boater who located the body floating in Bunces Pass.

Luo's body was found two days after the body of  Andrew Charles Dillman was found about three miles west of Egmont Key.

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Dillman, a first mate with Florida Yacht Charter, dove into dangerous water to save Lou, a Chinese foreign exchange student on spring break from Colorado State University.

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