By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

PARADISE, Mich. (CBS/AP) — Two people who were missing after their canoe overturned several times in the Tahquamenon River have been found following a search in a heavily forested part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources says conservation officers located 19-year-old Ezequiel Gianfranco of Homestead, Florida and 20-year-old Nathalie Hoste-Skrzypek, of Chicago, on Monday in a boat operated by a good Samaritan.

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Gianfranco and Hoste-Skrzypek were overdue by three hours when friends reported them missing about 6:30 p.m. Sunday to staff at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, near Paradise and northwest of Sault Ste. Marie.

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Officers spotted Gianfranco and Hoste-Skrzypek late Monday morning in the boat. They said they spent the night in a small cabin.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff