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Search continues for lady lacking on Flagstaff Lake – Bangor Day by day Information

The search continues for a York woman who has been missing since the canoe she was in overturned Saturday evening on Flagstaff Lake.

Caitlin Giunta, 31, was canoeing with her boyfriend Ned Roche and her brother Kyle Giunta from an island back to their campsite about 5:20 p.m., when the boat flipped and knocked them into the water, according to Mark Latti, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

The two men grabbed lifejackets and swam to shore with the dog. But when they made it out of the water, they could not see Giunta.

Roche and Kyle Giunta were suffering from hypothermia and hiked an hour to a road to find help. They were finally able to call 911 just before 9 p.m., according to Latti.

Game wardens and rescuers have been at Flagstaff Lake in Dead River Township since Saturday night searching for Caitlin Giunta. Latti said that wardens have searched more than four miles of shoreline and divers have searched an approximately 270-acre area of the lake near where Giunta was last seen.

The search was suspended about 6:30 p.m. Monday and resumes Tuesday morning.

Correction: An earlier version of this report contained an incorrect spelling of Caitlin and Kyle Giunta’s last name.

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