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Missing kayaker's body recovered from New Jersey's Round Valley Reservoir

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — Authorities are awaiting autopsy results to determine how a missing kayaker died in northern New Jersey's Round Valley Reservoir.

Divers recovered 20-year-old Chen Shao's body 150 yards off the shore on Thursday. The North Brunswick resident was last seen swimming toward an overturned kayak on Wednesday night.

He was not wearing a life vest.

State Police spokeswoman Trooper Alina Spies tells the Courier News of Bridgewater (http://mycj.co/1zbolDC ) the State Police Marine Unit used side-scan sonar to locate the body.


Information from: Courier News (Bridgewater, New Jersey) , http://www.mycentraljersey.com

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