AUBURN - The body of an elderly Massachusetts man who went missing from his canoe on Lake Massabesic on Friday was recovered today by a New Hampshire Fish and Game dive team.
The state Medical Examiner's Office responded, and the body of Joseph Moreau, 83, of Methuen, was later transported to Concord Hospital for an autopsy scheduled for Monday.
Safety officials first learned that Moreau was missing on Friday. He had launched the canoe by himself Clair's Landing.
The case remains under investigation. Anyone who may have further information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Marine Patrol Officer Nicholas Haroutunian at 603-293-2037 or by email at Nicholas.firstname.lastname@example.org.