Body found Friday on James River ID’d as second missing boater

Missing boaters Austin Savage (left) and Kyle Englehart.

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Officials have confirmed a body found last week on the shores of the James River in Surry County was that of missing boater Kyle Englehart.

Kyle Englehart

Englehart’s father told 10 On Your Side that officials identified his son through a fingerprint match.

The discovery of Englehart’s body came less than a week after officials identified the body of Austin Savage, who went with Englehart to fix a duck blind on the James River during a winter storm on Jan. 3.

An official with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries confirmed to 10 On Your Side Englehart’s body was postively identified.

It was determined that the cause of Englehart’s death was drowning.

Andy fox is working to gather the latest updates on the investigation. Look updates later today.