MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The body of a boater who went missing near Miami Beach has been found, according to his friends.

Friends of Reynier Marino said his body was found near the Julia Tuttle Causeway at around 2 a.m., Friday.

Family and friends were praying and hoping that they would find Marino alive. “Unfortunately, things happen, and it always happens to the good people,” said friend Marcos Suarez.

Marino went missing Tuesday night after leaving Pelican Harbor to test out a boat he was selling.

When he did not return, his friends went looking for him and found the damaged boat along the Julia Tuttle Causeway.

Please check back on for more details on this developing story.

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