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.