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Body recovered after canoe capsizes in Ashburn

(Photo: Gail Pennybacker)

Authorities recovered the body of a man who went missing after the canoe he was in with a young boy capsized Sunday in Ashburn.

The man, who is not identified, was in the canoe at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday when it capsized. The child who was with the man was helped to shore by nearby witnesses and taken to a hospital as a precaution.

The man was not located. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Underwater Recovery Unit continued to search for the man throughout the night.

The body was recovered in Beaver Reservoir.

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