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Authorities search for missing boater

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Rescue crews are searching for 57-year-old Jackie Neil Rowell. Rescue crews are searching for 57-year-old Jackie Neil Rowell.
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Emergency crews are searching for a man reported missing after his boat was found in Marshall County.

A search began for Jackie Neil Rowell, 57, of Guntersville, after authorities found his boat along the Tennessee River near the Guntersville Lock and Dam.  

The Guntersville Rescue Squad was called out to assist in the search. Authorities are planning an aerial and surface search for Rowell.

Authorities said Rowell has not been seen or heard from since Nov. 15th when he was reported to have left the marina.

According to the sheriff's office, Rowell has had medical problems within the past twelve months.

Anyone with information concerning Rowell is asked to call the Marshall Co. Sheriff's Office.

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