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Rescuers End Effort To Find Body In Sinkhole

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SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - Officials have called off the effort to recover the body of a man swallowed by a sinkhole below his Florida home.
    
Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill said Saturday that they were ending the effort to find Jeff Bush's body.
    
Bush was in his bedroom Thursday night in his home about 15 miles east of Tampa when the earth opened and took him and everything else in his room. Five others in the house escape unharmed.
    
Merrill says officials planned to bring in heavy equipment on Sunday to begin demolishing the home.
    
He says "we're dealing with a very unusual sinkhole."

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