Kayaker Resurfaces Five Years Later

Sunday, 02 December 2007
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The BBC is reporting a strange story today where a man walked into a police station in the UK and said that he was John Darwin was went missing more than 5 years ago and presumed drowned.

They found the remains of his shattered sea kayak washed up on a beach in Seaton Carew, near Hartlepool, in March 2002.

"It is not known at this time where he has spent the last five-and-a-half years," said a police spokesman.

Cleveland Police said that Mr Darwin, a married father-of-two, walked into the West End Central Police Station in London at 17.30 GMT last night (December 2, 2007).

The spokesman added: "Mr Darwin is fit and well and relatives have been informed of his whereabouts."

Hopefully we will find out more details about where he has been for the past 5.5 years.

More info: bbc.co.uk


David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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