Video report: Body found on beach in Truro believed to be missing kayaker, search for possible 2nd victim suspended

Police stand guard where a body believed to be a missing kayaker washed up on a beach in North Truro.
Tim Caldwell/CWN

TRURO – A body was found on a beach in Truro early Saturday morning. The discovery was made in the area of 542 Shore Road (Route 6A). Truro, Provincetown and State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s office were on scene. CWN is checking with the D.A.s office for further details.

State Police detectives confer at the scene.
Tim Caldwell/CWN

CWN has confirmed a Coast Guard helicopter was hovering over the area during the predawn hours. Coast Guard Station Provincetown tweeted that crews from Station Provincetown, and Air Station Cape Cod were working with Provincetown Police in search of 50-year old Carole Madru of Hyannis who was reported missing in the Provincetown area last seen in a red kayak.

A Coast Guard helicopter searches for a reported 2nd missing kayaker off Provincetown and Truro.
Tim Caldwell/CWN

In a later tweet, The Coast Guard reported that at 6:30 AM, a body matching the description Madru was found unresponsive along the shore in North Truro. A search is still ongoing for 51-year old Marc-Oliver Czarnecki reported to be with Madru last night. If you have any information please call 508-457-3211

A Coast Guard helicopter could be seen late Saturday morning criss-crossing Cape Cod Bay  in the Provincetown/Truro area looking for any sign of Czarnecki. At one point the chopper appeared to hover over one particular spot but at press time nothing had been found.

At 3:38 PM, the Coast Guard reported that its crews suspended the search for Czarnecki pending the development of new information.

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