Maine Man’s Body Recovered after Canoe Capsized
The Maine Marine Patrol says it has recovered the body of a man whose canoe capsized in Flanders Bay in Sullivan.
WGME-TV reports officials say two men were in the canoe that capsized approximately 100 yards from shore on Thursday morning.
The Marine Patrol says the men were planning to harvest clams. One of the men swam to shore and called 911.
The body of the deceased man was recovered around 1:30 p.m., as well as the canoe. The patrol says it does not appear the men were wearing life jackets.