ALEA searching for missing Opelika man on Lake Martin

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UPDATE 4:30 p.m. 10/10/2021: Troopers of the Alabama law Enforcement Agency’s Marine Patrol Division began searching for Roger Milby, 58, of Opelika yesterday – after a relative reporting him missing to the Alex City Police Department.

Milby’s boat was located drifting north of Camp ASCCA.

His body was recovered today by a search and recovery dive team, according to a family member.

Click here to see the release from ALEA.


TALLAPOOSA COUNTY (WRBL) – Troopers of the Alabama law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division informed media outlets in a news release of their search for an Opelika man on Lake Martin.

The missing boater is Roger Milby, 58, of Opelika.

Milby’s wife reported him missing to the Alex City Police Department. His boat was recovered north of Camp ASCCA by the Alex City Rescue Squad and ALEA Troopers.

Currently, the Alex City Police Department, Fire Department, Dive Team and Search and Rescue Squad are all assisting with the search.

Details are limited at this time, stay with News 3 on-air and online as information becomes available.

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