Kayaker's body found along Youghiogheny River in South Versailles
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 5:57 p.m.
The body of a missing kayaker was found Sunday afternoon in South Versailles.
James G. Leffard, 58, of White Oak went missing Friday along the Youghiogheny River in North Huntingdon, police said.
Authorities located Leffard's vehicle parked along the river in North Huntingdon on Friday and later found his unoccupied kayak with his cell phone and identification near Coulter, police said.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office went to an area along the river in South Versailles about 4 p.m. on Sunday, officials said.
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