19 year old Floyd Frey and 20 year old Randal Lis are missing from an over night camping trip at a trailer park in Middlesex, NY on Canandaigua Lake’s southeast shore 35 miles south of Rochester. Randal Lis is still missing.
Police are searching 1 of the Finger Lakes for two young men reported missing after they failed to return from a camping trip.
The Yates County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Floyd Frey of Canandaigua and 20-year-old Randal Lis of Victor went camping Wednesday but weren’t back home the following day as expected.
Authorities say they were on an overnight outing at a trailer park in Middlesex, on Canandaigua Lake’s southeast shore 35 miles south of Rochester.
Deputies say the car with their camping equipment inside was found near a boat launch at the camping site. Officials say their canoe is apparently missing.
State police and deputies from Yates and neighboring Ontario County were searching the area Friday.
Sad new to report in the search for the two missing boater. The body of 19 year old Floyd Fey was recovered.
On Saturday, the body of Floyd “Zach” Frey, 19, of Canandaigua, was found in 18 feet of water about 200 feet off shore, according to Yates County Sheriff’s officials.
The body of one of two men reported missing Friday on Canandaigua Lake has been recovered. It is presumed that missing Randal Lis has drowned.
Spike said the two men are believed to have gone canoeing shortly after arriving at the trailer park in Lis’ vehicle.
“Indications are they capsized and both drowned as the water temperature is approximately 41 degrees,” Spike said.
Articles of clothing and the canoe were recovered Friday 0.25 miles north of Vine Valley, according to Spike.
The search, involving 20 divers from four agencies, was first launched early Friday morning after an unidentified relative reported the men were missing.