Family Fears Fisherman Swept Away By Heavy Flooding

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)-- The family of a De Soto man is searching for his remains on the big river in Jefferson County.

Geoffrey Bridges, 40, went missing after going on a fishing trip May 31st.

His family fears he was swept away when heavy flooding hit the area.

The Missouri Highway Patrol Water Rescue searched unsuccessfully for bridges. Now his family is hoping to recover his remains.