File photo. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Florida man missing after jumping into lake to retrieve sunglasses

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, as of Sunday, still had not found 32-year-old Cornelius Wiggins, of Plant City, the Lakeland Ledger reported. 

Their search will continue Monday.

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Wiggins was on a boat with Julie Bryant, 69, and Drucilla Bounget, 53, around 5 p.m. when his glasses fell into Lake Gibson in Lakeland. After he jumped in, Bryant turned the boat around to throw Wiggins a floating cushion, the FWC told the Ledger. 

Bryant then jumped into the water to try to help Wiggins when the flotation device wasn’t enough. 

As of 1 p.m. Sunday, a dive team was still looking for his body.

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