- Associated Press - Monday, June 22, 2015

BELMONT, N.C. (AP) - Crews have found the body of a man missing in a kayak in the Catawba River.

Multiple media outlets report the body was found in about 10 feet of water around 6:30 p.m. Saturday near the Interstate 85 bridge on the Gaston-Mecklenburg county line.

The man’s name has not been released.

Fire officials say the man had been reported missing about three hours earlier near the U.S. National Whitewater Center.

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