- Associated Press - Sunday, May 22, 2016

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a missing kayaker has been recovered in the York River.

Media outlets report that the man’s body was found Saturday, several hours after he was reported missing.

Witnesses told officials that they say a person in a lime green kayak go underwater and not resurface.

Officials say they deployed a small boat and helicopter in the search and located the man’s body just after 5 p.m.

The Coast Guard was assisted by officials from James City County, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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