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N.B. police identify body of dead kayaker, foul play ruled out

New Brunswick RCMP have identified a dead kayker discovered in the waters near a series of islands between Blacks Harbour and Grand Manan.
New Brunswick RCMP have identified a dead kayker discovered in the waters near a series of islands between Blacks Harbour and Grand Manan. File / RCMP

RCMP have identified the dead kayaker found in southwestern New Brunswick Friday morning, and say that foul play is not suspected in his death.

The dead man is a 33-year-old man from Florida. His name has not been released to the public.

READ MORE: Body of kayaker discovered in southwestern New Brunswick

The Mounties say their investigation shows he drowned.

New Brunswick RCMP say the man’s body was located around 7 a.m. near The Wolves, a group of islands between Blacks Harbour, N.B., and Grand Manan, N.B.

READ MORE: New Brunswick RCMP investigating suspicious death of 52-year-old man

Police say the man’s body and kayak were located, then brought on board a boat belonging to Cooke Aquaculture, before being turned over to police and the coroner at the wharf in Black Harbours.

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