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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday Aug. 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday August 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday August 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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David Shively from Butler skirts around the search area while fishing in Lake Arthur on Aug. 13, 2012, as State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man who was last seen early Sunday. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday August 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday August 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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State Police and Butler County authorities continue their search for a missing man Monday August 13, 2012 who was last seen on a boat on Lake Arthur early Sunday in Moraine State Park in Butler County. James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The body of a fisherman who was last seen when he dove into Lake Arthur was found Monday evening.

Butler County emergency dispatchers confirmed that the body of Matthew Parys, 42, of New Kensington was found about 7 p.m., ending a daylong search of the waters in Moraine State Park.

Parys was fishing with three friends when he fell or jumped from the boat about 1 a.m. Sunday, state Department of Natural Resources spokesman Terry Brady said.

State police have “ruled out any foul play on the boat,” Brady said.

Parys’ friends told investigators the boat was about 50 to 75 yards from a dock near Route 528 when Parys went overboard. Officials did not know whether he was wearing a life vest.

Brady said a half-dozen volunteer fire departments assisted state police, the Fish and Boat Commission and the DNR. Park rangers searched nearby woods.

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