Nampa man's body recovered from Snake River

PARMA -- Authorities have recovered the body of a Nampa man who fell out of his boat into the fast-moving Snake River Sunday.

James. L. Clure, 42, died from drowning, according to the Canyon County Sheriff's Office. His body was found Tuesday at about 5:45 p.m., about a mile and a half downstream from the boat launch at Martin's Landing, west of Parma.

READ: Search underway on Snake River for man who fell out of boat

Clure was not wearing a life vest. His empty boat was found Monday.

The death comes less than a month after a 28-year-old man from Caldwell drowned at Lake Lowell. The sheriff's office urged residents to practice safety around the areas lakes and rivers. 

"The Sheriff's Office would like to remind citizens to always wear a life vest when they are near the water and while swimming or boating on Idaho's waterways," the sheriff's office wrote in a release.

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