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Man found in Chattahoochee River died of natural causes

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Police say the body of a Columbus man was found by a dive team shortly after 6:30 pm on Friday.

Authorities say 67 year old Lee Kimbrough, Jr. was a regular fisherman on the Chattahoochee River.  When others who usually saw Kimbrough on the river noticed he wasn't following his routine and they reported him missing.  

A dive team found his body about 50 yards south of the North Highland Dam in about 12 feet of water.

Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower says Kimbrough died of natural causes.

Kimbrough was a Vietnam veteran.

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