A man still on the boat tried to rescue her when she became tired. After attempts to throw a line to her failed, the man went in after her, he told deputies.
“The male reported that he then went into the water in an attempt to rescue the victim, but was unable to locate her after she went under and did not resurface,” sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks said in a statement.
Sinagra was not wearing a life jacket.
A fisherman discovered a badly decomposed female body near Bethel Park on October 12.
The remains were taken to the GBI lab in Decatur where authorities were able to identify the victim as Sinagra. The cause of death was drowning.