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Coast Guard: Body Recovered Off Nantucket Possibly Missing Kayaker

The Coast Guard said 36-year-old Vitaly Filiutovich was reported missing Sunday afternoon

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    Body Possibly Belonging to Missing Kayaker Found

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced Saturday that a body found off Nantucket matches the description of a missing kayaker. (Published Saturday, June 29, 2019)

    The Coast Guard says a body matching the description of a missing kayaker has been recovered off Nantucket.

    Officials said 36-year-old Vitaly Filiutovich was reported missing at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. His empty kayak was found about a mile and a half off the eastern shore of Nantucket shortly after the search began.

    The Coast Guard suspended the search for Filiutovich late Tuesday morning.

    Several Coast Guard boats and two aircraft participated in the search, covering more than 3,000 square miles over 42 hours.

    Crews Searching for Missing Kayaker

    [NECN] Crews Searching for Missing Kayaker

    A 36-year-old man is missing after his kayak was recovered unoccupied off the eastern shore of Nantucket.

    (Published Sunday, June 23, 2019)

    Frank Daily, the missing man's friend, told The Inquirer and Mirror of Nantucket that Filiutovich is a year-round resident of the island, an experienced boater and was wearing a life vest.

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