A missing man was found dead on Monday According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Justin Riston, the missing boater in Charlotte County apparently after falling into the water from his pontoon boat.

It is believed that Justin Riston may have fallen off the boat in the area between the Charlotte Beach Complex and the Tamiami Trail bridge around 7:30 yesterday evening while boating with a friend.  CCSO, The US Coast Guard, PGFD, PGPD, as well as Charlotte County Fire & EMS assisted the FWC in the search for Justin. Riston was not wearing a lifejacket and did not have a cell phone with him when he fell off the boat. The body of Justin Riston was located in the Charlotte Harbor. At this time, FWC is still the lead investigative agency.