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Body of missing kayaker found in Long Lake in New Brighton

A scene is taped off Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Long Lake in New Brighton as crews searched for a kayaker who went missing. Photo: Travis Rosauer/KSTP. A scene is taped off Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Long Lake in New Brighton as crews searched for a kayaker who went missing.

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Updated: September 22, 2020 05:07 PM
Created: September 22, 2020 05:01 PM

The body of a kayaker who was reported missing over the weekend in a New Brighton lake has been found.

According to the New Brighton Department of Public Safety, the body of the missing kayaker was recovered from Long Lake by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office Water Patrol Tuesday afternoon.

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The kayaker was reported to have fallen in the water on the east side of Long Lake Saturday and did not resurface. According to the New Brighton DPS, the victim was not wearing a life jacket.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.


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