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Flagstaff couple missing in Mexico, reports say

Corey Allen and Yeon-Su Kim, who’s a professor at Northern Arizona University, went missing whereas kayaking on Thanksgiving Day.

PHOENIX — Mexican authorities introduced Sunday that they’d discovered a physique that matched the outline of certainly one of two Arizonan kayakers who had been missing since Thanksgiving off of Puerto Peñasco, Rocky Point, Mexico 

Corey Allen and Yeon-Su Kim, who’s a professor at Northern Arizona University, went missing at sea whereas kayaking with Corey’s daughter round 1 p.m. on Thursday.

NAU’s web site says Kim is an govt director for the School of Forestry.

According to the GoFundMe page arrange by Lisa Aumack, Corey took his daughter to security on shore and went again to assist Kim.

“The strong winds and currents made their return to shore impossible, and neither they nor their kayaks have been found as of Saturday morning,” the GoFundMe mentioned.

As of 8 p.m. on Saturday, the couple was nonetheless missing, Aumack mentioned on the GoFundMe. Officials and volunteers have spent the previous couple of days trying to find the couple however haven’t situated them.

Protección Civil Sonora introduced on Sunday that they discovered a physique “with characteristics similar to one of the two missing persons.”

However, it hasn’t but been confirmed if the physique they discovered was really one of many two missing kayakers.

“Gofundme donations which have been so generously donated so far will be used to support more pilots getting up in the air, and to support others who have been supporting the search or may be able to, with additional resources,” the GoFundMe mentioned.

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