Body of missing kayaker recovered

Jared Boria, 37, was found Thursday after over a week long search.

Posted: Jul 9, 2020 9:55 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 9:56 PM

DIAMOND LAKE, Ore. --A Vancouver, Washington man who has been missing for over a week at Diamond Lake was found dead Thursday morning.

Jared Boria, 37, was pulled from the lake after he went missing on June 30. The Douglas County Sheriff's office said his family has been notified.

On June 30, authorities received reports of a man in distress at 10:20 p.m. Witnesses say he was yelling for help from the water though no one was able to see him.

Boria, was camping at Diamond Lake Campground and started kayaking shortly before the 911 calls came in, authorities said. They said he was not was not wearing a life jacket at the time.

Orginially, first responders conducted an initial search of the area but did not find him. Multiple agencies resumed the search on July 2 and were able to locate Boria's kayak, paddle and shoes. The search for Boria continued until Thursday of this week.

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