Crews search for missing boater on Lehigh River

Jeffrey Lacava last seen in canoe Saturday

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Published: Jun 17 2013 06:36:39 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 17 2013 02:32:29 PM EDT
WALNUTPORT, Pa. -

Crews are on the Lehigh River in Northampton County again Monday to search for a missing boater.

Police on Sunday received a report that Jeffrey Lacava had been missing since Saturday when his wife said he put his canoe in the Lehigh River, near the Walnutport bridge.

Crews recovered a canoe from the Lehigh County side of the river, under the Coplay bridge, at 6 p.m. Sunday. The canoe is believed to belong to Lacava, 53.

Crews continued their searched for Lacava near the Tri-Boro Sportsmans Club.