Body of miss­ing New­nan man found af­ter boat­ing ac­ci­dent

Cov­ing­ton man in crit­i­cal con­di­tion

The Covington News - - Local news -

WEST POINT — The body of a man miss­ing af­ter a week­end boat­ing ac­ci­dent on West Point Lake has been re­cov­ered but searchers still haven’t found the boat.

Ge­or­gia Depart­ment of Nat­u­ral Re­sources spokes­woman Jen­nifer Barnes says 57-year-old William An­drews of New­nan sur­faced shortly be­fore 5 p.m. Tues­day about 300 yards east of the Ho­race King Park area of the lake. An­drews had been miss­ing since the boat car­ry­ing him and his brother-in-law sank for un­known rea­sons while they were fish­ing Sun­day evening.

A per­son who an­swered the phone Tues­day at West Ge­or­gia Med­i­cal Cen­ter said the brother- in- law, 56- year- old Michael Ram­burg of Cov­ing­ton, was listed in crit­i­cal con­di­tion

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