Kayaker found dead floating in Broadkill river not far from craft and cooler

  • a couple boating in the Broadkill River, in the area north of Oyster Rocks Road, discovered an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water. 

Kayaker found dead floating in Broadkill river not far from craft and cooler

Milton – The Delaware State Police report that Troopers are conducting a death investigation after a body was discovered floating in the Broadkill River.

At approximately 12:42 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017, a couple boating in the Broadkill River, in the area north of Oyster Rocks Road, discovered an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water.  Troopers, Department of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Officers, and fire personnel responded to the area where the body was located and secured.

The adult male was removed from the scene and turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science in order to confirm the deceased’s identity and perform an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

  • a couple boating in the Broadkill River, in the area north of Oyster Rocks Road, discovered an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water. 

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