Police say body found is man missing from capsized boat

Clinton County river rescue, 6-14-14, WQAD Photo

A man’s body was pulled from the Mississippi River in Clinton County, Iowa.

The body was discovered Tuesday afternoon, June 17, 2014, in the area of the Elk River.  The man’s body was pulled from the water at about 3 p.m. according to a spokesman for the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.

The body was believed to be that of 60-year-old Charles Selser.  A boat he was driving capsized in that same area of the Mississippi River on Saturday, June 14.  Police said Nancy Selser, 85, died and three other passengers made it to shore and survived.

Charles Selser was the only person on that boat who was not wearing a life jacket, according to Clinton County authorities.

The boat was pulled from the river Monday, June 16.

Get more coverage of this story – click here.

Filed in: News

Suggest a correction

1 Comment

  • Jessica

    I no Charles Daughter, So sry for their loss. Worst thing ever to go thru in one week is to have 2 close family members die.😦 my heart aches for her and her family during this period of time.

Comments are closed.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,464 other followers