Kayaker's body found in Ottawa River

Ontario Provincial Police say they have recovered the body of a missing 60-year-old man who headed out to kayak on the Ottawa River on Thursday afternoon near Petawawa.

Larry Vanhooren, 60, last seen heading out on river Thursday afternoon near Petawawa

Ontario Provincial Police say they have recovered the body of a missing 60-year-old man who headed out to kayak on the Ottawa River on Thursday afternoon near Petawawa.

Police say Larry Vanhooren headed out on the river Thursday afternoon with a yellow kayak, but he never returned to shore.

A missing persons report was filed on Thursday evening.

OPP launched an underwater search team and a helicopter search over the river and said just before 7 p.m. they had recovered his body.

Foul play is not suspected.