Body of missing kayaker recovered

A boat searches the waters of Green Bay in Door County August 2017, during the search for a missing kayaker. (Photo courtesy Door Co. Sheriff's Office)

DOOR COUNTY (WLUK) -- The body of a missing kayaker was recovered in Door County Wednesday.

Officials say the body of 20-year-old Joseph D. Quagliano of Salem, WI was found around 9:20 a.m. about 100 yards from Horseshoe Island off of Peninsula State Park.

The search for Quagliano began Saturday night when he was reported missing. His vehicle was found in Peninsula State Park and a kayak was found in the waters off the park.

Quagliano was not wearing a life jacket, officials say.

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