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Kayaker's death likely a suicide


STRATHAM — The death of a kayaker whose body was found in the Squamscott River last month has been termed a likely suicide.

State Fish and Game officers said the woman, Ann Colcord, disappeared the night of June 24.
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Her body was found late the next morning, a short distance from her kayak.

“From what we could see, it was a self-inflicted drowning,” said Fish and Game Lt. Mike Eastman.

The kayak was found tied to an eel trap in about 12 feet of water.
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Eastman said the woman, in her 60s, would often take her kayak to that area of the river.
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