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Second body found, ID’d in Lake Lanier boating incident
boat crash
Rescuers on Saturday recovered the second victim of Wednesday’s fatal boating incident on Lake Lanier. The body of Nick Schimweg, 38, of Cumming, was recovered by Georgia DNR game wardens just after 6:30 p.m., according to Mark McKinnon, a public affairs officer for the Georgia DNR. Schimweg’s body was located approximately 50 feet from the crash site, McKinnon said, in the Bald Ridge Creek area of Little Ridge Park. Rescuers discovered the body in 54-feet-deep water where the bottom is covered in standing and fallen timber, McKinnon said. Rescuers located Schimweg’s body using sector scan sonar, McKinnon said, then retrieved it using a remote-operated-vehicle.