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Search conducted after kayak with fishing pole inside washes ashore in Bay Village; no body recovered

Bay Village kayak water search
Posted at 8:52 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 08:52:07-04

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio — A search for a possible missing fisher was called off after an extensive search called in when an abandoned kayak washed up on the shore in Bay Village Sunday.

On Sunday, a kayak washed ashore with a fishing pole inside. Later in the evening, two fishermen reported seeing a possible body in the water, according to Bay Village Fire.

Bay Village Fire conducted an extensive search of the area, assisted by responders from Avon, Rocky River, Westlake, Lakewood, Cleveland Metroparks and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Crews did not recover a body and the search was called off, according to Bay Village Fire.

Authorities did not have any information about the kayak that washed up on the shore.