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Officials find body of missing jet skier, 61, near Courtney Campbell Causeway

The body of a jet skier who went missing Sunday night has been recovered in the waters off the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Tampa.

Officials with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission say Jose Vazquez, 61, of Apollo Beach, was found Monday around 8 a.m. in shallow water south of the causeway.

The investigation began after officials say Vazquez's unmanned jet ski was discovered Sunday around 9 p.m. on the Hillsborough side of the causeway.

Officials with the FWC, U.S. Coast Guard, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and Tampa Police Department are investigating the death.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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