Christopher Corson, 33, dies in boating accident at dam on Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa

Modified Date: 
Mon, 05/25/2015 - 5:25pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015

Body of missing Burlington boater found

Neither of the boaters were wearing life jackets when the boat capsized, officials said. 
The body of a missing boater was found Monday morning. Christopher Corson, 33, of Burlington, was located in the Mississippi River near where his boat capsized. Corson and Anthony Zurmuehlen, 30, were fishing when the small boat they were in was sucked under a dam and capsized. Zurmuehlen was able to get to shore. 
People Involved: 
Christopher Corson
Anthony Zurmuehlen


Christopher Corson was my cousin.

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