Body of Camillus man found in Otisco Lake

The Onondaga County Sheriffâ??s Department is investigating the death of a Camillus man who was found floating in Otisco Lake Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies were called around 2:30 p.m. after 2 kayakers found the body of a white male floating in approximately 6 to 10 feet of water off the west shore of the lake near Amber Beach Road.

The kayakers called for help from a nearby boater who helped bring the body to shore, where medical personnel pronounced the man dead.

Deputies say an overturned kayak was found nearby where the body was discovered.

The victim is identified as Douglas Axe, 68, and deputies say he was not wearing a life jacket. Axe is the father of ESPN radio host Brent Axe.