Body of missing James River canoeist found

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BEDFORD COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A contractor for a hydro-electric plant in Bedford County discovered the body rescuers have been looking for since Sunday.

Crews returned to the scene Friday morning and recovered the body of the 29-year-old Grant Manukynats, from Alexandria.

Crews had been looking for Manukynats since he and a friend capsized on Sunday.

Conservation police say Manukynats was not wearing a life jacket.