Kayakers Body Recovered from Creek Near Chattanooga

A Georgia man’s body was recovered on Chickamauga Creek after his overturned kayak was found Saturday morning.

Investigators say 26-year-old DJ Young’s fiancé dropped him off Saturday morning at Camp Jordan near Chattanooga. A group of kayakers found his empty vessel around 11:00 a.m. about 300 yards downstream from where he launched.

Search crews recovered his body Sunday afternoon.

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