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Body Of Missing Kayaker From NH Found In Maine Lake

STANDISH, Maine (CBS/AP) — Maine game wardens and local rescue personnel found the body of a New Hampshire man who was reported missing after he went fishing in a kayak.

The Maine Warden's Service said 39-year-old Timothy Clauge, of Nottingham, New Hampshire, went fishing in his kayak on Watchic Lake late Thursday or early Friday.

Timothy Clauge
Timothy Clauge. (Image Credit: Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife)

He was reported missing early Friday afternoon.

Clauge's overturned kayak was recovered Friday by an area resident.

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Maine authorities search for a missing New Hampshire man. (Image Credit: Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife)

Wardens say the initial search was suspended late Friday, but it resumed Saturday morning.

Clauge's body was found using side scan sonar in 29 feet of water about one-third of a mile from where he was seen launching his kayak. Clauge was not wearing a life jacket.

(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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