By Associated Press - Tuesday, September 15, 2020

FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) - Authorities have found a body in a Kansas lake while searching for a missing kayaker.

Emergency crews began looking Sunday in Lake Fort Scott for 19-year-old Raymond Harper, of Fort Scott, after his friends recovered his kayak but couldn’t find him.

A helicopter and divers were called in to help before a body that is believed to be Harper’s was found Monday afternoon, the Fort Scott Police Department said in a news release posted on Facebook.

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