Pike Co. Officials Find Body of Missing Kayaker

Authorities in Pike Co say the body of a missing kayaker has been found in the Big Sandy River.

Kentucky State Police said in a news release that the body of 47-year-old Paris Smith was recovered in the river late Friday morning in Pike County. Rescuers began searching for Smith on Wednesday night.

Police said Smith was kayaking with a group of people in the Levisa Fork of the river when they became separated. The investigation remains open.

Source: MG News

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