Body of canoeist found in lake
TT/The Local · 15 Aug 2007, 15:10
Published: 15 Aug 2007 15:10 GMT+02:00
The body of a 73-year-old man has been found in Vidöstern lake in southern Sweden.
The man was reported missing on Wednesday morning after failing to return from a fishing trip on Tuesday evening.
His canoe was found on Wednesday morning filled with water.
Emergency services immediately began searching in the lake and along the shore. Shortly before midday the man's body was found.
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