Body found in ICW identified as missing boater Matthew Otis
After a two-day search, the body of a 20-year-old man who law enforcement presumed drowned in the Intracoastal Waterway was recovered at 3 p.m. Monday, July 30.
The victim was identified as Matthew Otis, of Palm Coast.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission led the investigation. A FireFlight helicopter scanned the nearby wooded areas. Dive teams from the Flagler and Volusia County Sheriff’s Offices, the Flagler Beach Fire Department, the Flagler County Fire Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard also assisted in the search.