Man found dead after going overboard airboat on Brevard County lake, FWC says

The body of a man who went overboard on an airboat on a Brevard County lake over the weekend has been recovered, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Authorities identified the victim as 52-year-old Brian Rodriges.

FWC officials launched a search for Rodriges around 4:30 p.m. on Lake Washington in Melbourne after learning the man was reported missing from an airboat that had one other occupant. 

It is not clear how the man went overboard, officials said.

"The FWC would like to extend its sincere condolences to the family during this time," a spokerson for FWC said in a statement. "This incident remains an active investigation."