Tragic accident at Tegernsee: A 17-year-old capsized his kayak. Despite an immediate search operation, the youth could not be saved alive.

The police discovered and recovered the body of a 17-year-old kayaker who capsized on Lake Tegernsee on Saturday and has been missing since. With the help of a diving robot, the young person was located and found dead on Sunday, the police headquarters in Upper Bavaria South said on Monday in Rosenheim. It was a tragic accident.

The young person from the Fürstenfeldbruck district and his father each had their own kayak on Lake Tegernsee on Saturday. When the father was back on land, he noticed that his son’s boat had capsized. Despite an immediate emergency call and a large search operation, the young person could not be saved alive.