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Police: Kayaker from Fayetteville dies on Skaneateles Lake

State Police say a man from Fayetteville died while kayaking on the east side of Skaneateles Lake Wednesday night.

Police say Peter Becker, 67, went out on a kayak and when he didn’t return after two hours, his family called police.



Onondaga County helicopter, Air One, searched for Becker starting around 8:30 p.m. and he was found just south of Lourdes Camp around 10:30 p.m.

According to investigators, Becker was found deceased in the kayak and did not fall into the water.

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