Body of missing 64-year-old man located in Yarmouth County

The RCMP say their Underwater Recovery Team (URT) has located the body of a missing 64-year-old man.

He hadn't been seen since February 5th and was reported missing from East Kemptville on the 11th.

Yarmouth Rural RCMP was also helped by local volunteer Ground Search and Rescue and RCMP Air Services in searching the lake and shoreline near the missing man's home until February 13th with negative results.

The remains were located Friday in Beaverhouse Lake by the URT, and RCMP say a hovercraft owned by the New Minas Volunteer Fire Department was instrumental in helping retrieve the deceased man.

Police say they'd also like to acknowledge the assistance of provided by community members.