An elderly man who went fishing on Thursday evening in Kekolahti, Kalajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia and has since disappeared, has been found dead, says the Turku Sea Rescue Center. The man on the rowing boat was on his way to experience his nets.

When the man did not belong back, his relatives launched a search and reported to the emergency center. The emergency center forwarded the information to the Turku Maritime Rescue Center before ten o'clock.

The man's sunken rowing boat was found after half an hour of search rescue department for model aircraft. The man himself was found dead at sea shortly before dawn on Friday as seen from a sea rescue helicopter.