Body of missing kayaker pulled from North Stonington lake

NORTH STONINGTON, CT (WFSB) – The body of a kayaker has been recovered from a North Stonington lake.

DEEP spokesperson Meghan Bard says authorities had been searching for a kayaker that had gone out onto Wyassup Lake around 10:30 Saturday night.

The man’s kayak was found unmanned Sunday morning.

Bard said the man’s body was found underwater this morning and was pronounced deceased at 11:40 a.m.

The office of the chief medical examiner will determine how the man died.

At this time, officials are only identifying the kayaker as a 45-year-old man.

The Wyassup Lake Boat Launch is expected to remain closed for the day Sunday.

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Area agencies, including State Police, assisted with the search.

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