Thursday, October 6, 2016

Fort Drum Soldier From Florida Died in Kayaking Accident

Fort Drum soldier home from Afghanistan drowns in Pleasant Lake in St. Lawrence County
The Journal
By GORDON BLOCK
PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016

MACOMB — A Fort Drum soldier who recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan was found dead after a kayaking incident in Pleasant Lake, state police said Tuesday.

Police were called to search for Sgt. Julian D. Harris, 24, of Land O’ Lakes, Fla., in the area of North Shore Road at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Troopers determined Sgt. Harris, who lived locally in Calcium, was kayaking alone that day.

A search for him was undertaken by Gouverneur Fire and Rescue, Brier Hill Rescue, and divers from the City of Ogdensburg Fire Department, which ended at 11 p.m.
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