- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Officials say they discovered the body of a 27-year-old man in a lake in northern New Jersey after he went missing when his canoe capsized.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp said Tuesday in a statement authorities discovered the deceased man about 9:30 a.m. in White Meadow Lake.

Knapp says the man’s name is not being released at the request of family.

The cause and manner of the man’s death were not released.

A search began for the man Sunday about 3 a.m. when police arrived at the lake for reports of a capsized canoe containing two men.

Officials rescued a 26-year-old man who was taken to the hospital and later released. His name was not released.

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