Recovery effort for man who disappeared in icy flood waters

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The search for a man who disappeared in icy flood waters downstate is now being called a recovery effort.

The man was trying to get through to his home southwest of Peoria by boat, when it capsized along the way.

Neighbors tried to rescue the man, but were unable to reach him.

He is presumed drowned.

Crews searched until about noon Tuesday, but were forced to stop by the large amount of ice in the water.

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