RCMP have found the body of a man who was reported missing Sunday.

His body was found at 11 a.m. near Frog Island, about a kilometre from where he was last seen, RCMP confirmed.

The man's body was spotted by a helicopter searching the area, and a private boat owner at around the same time.

The 49-year-old man had been snorkelling off Clay Island, in Chester Basin said Cpl. Scott MacRae. He was last seen at about 8:30 p.m.

Police searched for the man through the evening yesterday, but called off the search at about 2:30 a.m.