The United States Coast Guard said it found the body of a missing kayaker whose empty craft was last seen Saturday morning off southwest Florida.
Coast Guard officials were alerted by local deputies Saturday morning that 29-year-old Justin Furman had gone missing after camping at Punta Rassa with a group of friends. He left the group Friday night to kayak and fish along the beach.
Friends said he didn't have a life jacket, cellphone or emergency equipment in the kayak.
The News-Press reported Furman's kayak was found empty Saturday morning.
No other details were immediately released.
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