Cross Lake RCMP have found the body of a boater who went missing Saturday afternoon.

RCMP, local residents and emergency services began searching for a 68-year-old man after his boat was found empty and circling in the Natimik area of Cross Lake.

The search began immediately on Saturday and continued until Sunday, when the man's body was found in Cross Lake around 7:30 p.m. 

RCMP will not be releasing the name of the man but did say he was from the Cross Lake area.