Update: Identity of weekend drowning victim released

Posted by: Matt Stanley - bio | email

Tallassee, Ala. (WSFA) -- WSFA 12 News has learned the identity of the kayaker who drowned in the Tallapoosa river.

We're told 22-year-old Walker Herring Taylor of North Carolina drowned Friday, May 8th after his kayak overturned in the river. He was a senior at Auburn University.

His body was recovered over the weekend.

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