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Prince George Search and Rescue, RCMP recover body of missing kayaker in Davie Lake

Foul play is not suspected
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Davie Lake roughly seven kilometers outside Bear Lake. (via Access BC)

The body of the missing kayaker north of Prince George has been found. 

At about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 22), RCMP received a report of a missing kayaker on Davie Lake, roughly seven kilometres outside of Bear Lake.

Multiple officers and the Bear Lake Fire Department attended the lake, and police say witnesses advised that an adult male went missing after the kayak he was using had turned over. 

Prince George Search and Rescue crews were deployed after Emergency Management BC was contacted, but the surface area of the lake was searched without success. 

Cpl. Craig Douglass says the body was discovered yesterday (Aug. 24) and removed by the BC RCMP Underwater Recovery Team. 

The man was not wearing a life jacket and foul play isn't suspected.

The BC Coroners Service has been notified, Douglass says, to confirm the cause of death.