Missing kayaker found dead in Wisecarver Run Reservoir

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man who went missing while kayaking in Greene County was found dead in Wisecarver Run Reservoir Sunday morning, Pennsylvania State Police said.

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Shane Phillips, 65, from Sycamore, was reported missing just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 18.

The fisherman was officially reported missing after his wife became alarmed when nighttime fell and he still was not home, his family told Channel 11. She went to the reservoir and found his red F-150 parked at the landing where he usually parked it, but Phillips was nowhere to be found. His family said his yellow kayak was found in the water.

All of Phillips’ belongings were intact, including his wallet.

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State police said Phillips was found in the water. They were able to match and identify him after he was removed.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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