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A woman who went missing while she was kayaking with her husband and daughter at a beach in Mexico was found dead on Sunday, Nov. 27.

Yeon-Su Kim, a Northern Arizona University professor, and her husband Corey Allen were visiting Mexico with their teenage daughter and went sea kayaking in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 24 afternoon. While they were kayaking, the couple reportedly went missing in the sea, People reported.

Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, is a popular tourist destination in Mexico.

After the couple failed to return, rescuers began searching for the couple. A "full-scale search" was launched and volunteers scoured the land, sea, and air for the missing couple. However, despite their best efforts, they could not find the couple or their green kayaks.

Three days later, On Sunday, Nov. 27, a body that appeared to be similar to Kim’s was found floating near the Mayan Palace, a hotel in Rocky Point. After the discovery, Kim's sister-in-law confirmed her identity, the Sacramento Bee reported.

The couple's teenage daughter had also been kayaking with them on the day of the incident. However, seeing the strong wind, Allen took his daughter back to shore to safety. He then went back to rescue his wife. However, the couple never returned to the shoreline. Allen is still missing.

Kim had been a professor at Northern Arizona University’s School of Forestry and had worked for the school since 1998.

"Yeon-Su was an invaluable faculty member," said president José Luis Cruz Rivera of Northern Arizona University. "Her accomplishments and contributions to her academic discipline, our university's mission, and the broader community were many."

After Kim's body was found, the Kim and Allen families thanked their supporters in Sunday's GoFundMe update, writing, "Thank you so many times over for your generosity and support through this extremely difficult time for our family."

"Today was an incredibly sad day," the family said, adding, "We are keeping up the search for Corey, remaining hopeful that we might find him."

Funds that are donated to the GoFundMe campaign will primarily go toward reimbursing out-of-pocket expenses for volunteers helping with the search. After reimbursing expenses, any unused funds will go into an account set up to support the couple's children.

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