Scotty’s Auto Body owner found at the bottom of Lake CdA

Scotty’s Auto Body owner found at the bottom of Lake CdA

Scotty’s Auto Body owner found at the bottom of Lake CdA

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on August 9, 2014 at 8:25 AM

Updated Saturday, Aug 9 at 12:00 PM

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho -- Authorities said they found the body of a man who went missing in Lake Coeur d’Alene on August 2.

A local dive team discovered the body of Gary “Scotty” Shawver, 57, around 8:30 Friday night in the Stevens Point area in about 60 feet of water.

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The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office and dive team members recovered Shawver’s body from the bottom of the lake. Officials said family members and friends were there during the recovery.

Shawver went missing when he jumped into the lake from a boat to retrieve an item that fell in the water.

READ: Post Falls man missing on Lake Cd'A after storm

Shawver’s friends and family said the longtime owner of Scotty’s Auto Body and RV was famous for throwing block parties in Post Falls. He had just opened a new shop earlier in 2014.  
 

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