Body of missing SC kayaker found in South Florida

Body of missing SC kayaker found in South Florida (Image 1)
Body of missing SC kayaker found in South Florida (Image 1)

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The body of the missing kayaker has been recovered south of Port Everglades, Florida Sunday, after being discovered by a good Samaritan.

Deceased is David Lemonds a 47-year-old male, an Aiken, South Carolina resident.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report at approximately 2:30 p.m. from a good Samaritan stating they had come upon a body in the water south of Port Everglades.

Broward County Sheriff’s office officials recovered the body from the water at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Lemonds’ body was turned over to the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials are investigating the incident.

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