Saturday afternoon, a man in a canoe overturned on the Oconee River in Wilkinson County. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the body of Ross Jeffrey Roberts Jr., 41, of Eatonton was located, the DNR said.
On Sunday afternoon, a man wading with his grandson in a shallow area of Lake Oconee fell and did not resurface, according to the DNR. Witnesses pulled the man from the water and began CPR, but he died at the hospital. His name was not released pending notification of family members.
Wardens patrolling state waters and lakes also charged several people for boating under the influence. Six people on Lake Lanier and four on Lake Allatoona were charged with BUI, the DNR said.