UPDATE: The body of a woman who was reported missing on July 22 after her kayak overturned in the Saranac River has been located, according to New York State Police.

The woman has been identified by police as 39-year-old Amanda Hilton of Plattsburgh. Emergency rescue teams located her body in the Saranac River on July 23.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WWTI) — New York State Police is working with fire and water rescue teams in a search for a missing kayaker.

State Police responded to a call of an overturned kayak on July 22 around 9 p.m. on the Saranac River. The kayak turned over in the vicinity of Brown Road in the Town of Plattsburgh.

Local fire and water rescue departments joined Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and State Police in a search for the woman, but were unable to find her.

The search continues on Saturday. ABC50 will update this story as more information becomes available.