12/13/11 — Texas EquuSearch’s sonar team located and recovered the body of Norris Demeritte who drowned on Saturday, December 10, 2011. We would like to thank Dennis & Tammy Watters, Linda Bennett and Dan Word for their efforts in this case. We would also like to thank the crews from Union County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the U. S. Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife & Conservation and the Department of Corrections. Please keep Demeritte’s family in your prayers for the loss of not only Demeritte, but also his mother Emma Kelly who drowned as well. (Ms. Kelly’s body was recovered prior to Texas EquuSearch’s involvement in this case.)
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12/12/11 — Texas EquuSearch is joining the search for Norris Demeritte. We have dispatched one of our sonar teams to Union County, Fla. to assist in the search on Palestine Lake. We will be assisting Crews from Union County, Columbia County, the U. S. Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife & Conservation and the Department of Corrections with the search.
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