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Jun 09, 2020

Body of Missing Navesink River Kayaker Recovered

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UPDATE: The body of 50-year-old Nadem Aksoy, the fisherman who had gone missing from his kayak on the Navesink River, has been recovered.

The United States Coast Guard reported yesterday that, tragically, Aksoy’s body had been found at 8 am in the area of Plum Island in Sandy Hook.

Theย kayaker was fishing around midnight on Thursday, June 4 near the Oceanic Bridge in Rumson, when a storm struck. He and another man reportedly fell off the kayak, and the other man was able to swim to safety. The kayak later washed up on shore. State Police responded with a boat and helicopter around 2:40 am on Friday to assist the Coast Guard in the search.