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Missing kayaker found dead in Lake Jesup, deputies say

Kayaker identified as Daniel John Lemine, 39

Officials said a kayaker might be missing in Lake Jesup. (News 6)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A kayaker who went missing in Lake Jesup on Friday has been found dead, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies later identified the man as Daniel John Lemine, 39.

A search began around 7:30 a.m. Friday when a fisherman saw a kayak floating in the water with an oar nearby.

Deputies said they searched the kayak, which led them to believe that it had been occupied at some point.


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