Body of missing kayaker found

A body found Sunday morning and recovered from the Kootenai River in Lincoln County has been identified as Jessica Prado, who had been reported missing Wednesday, June 26, while kayaking in the river above Kootenai Falls between Troy and Libby.

The find was made at about 8:45 a.m. by Lincoln County Sheriff’s personnel and members of David Thompson Search and Rescue following an exhaustive search launched soon after Prado was reported missing.