HEISLERVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — A Coast Guard search crew recovered the body of a missing kayaker on Wednesday morning. The Coast Guard says the kayaker was last seen around 5 p.m. Monday near the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, New Jersey.
The man’s body was found in the vicinity of Thompson Beach, Coast Guard says.READ MORE: 3 Sharon Hill Police Officers Fired After Being Charged In Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
A yellow kayak matching the description of the missing man’s kayak was found early Tuesday by police.READ MORE: 74-Year-Old Woman Killed In Medford House Fire
“We extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends impacted by this loss,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay commander. “We would also like to thank our state and county partner agencies and first responders for their extraordinary efforts during this search.”Ex-Horsham Clinic Staffer Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges After Allegedly Sending Nude Pictures To Teen Patient
Rescue crews searched more than 580 square miles before finding the man’s body. The victim has not yet been identified.