UPDATE: Body of Edgewood Man Found in Bay
Approximately 80 square miles of the Chesapeake Bay was scanned for the man.
UPDATED (Tuesday, 6:30 a.m.)—The body of a 21-year-old Edgewood man, who allegedly did not resurface after jumping off a boat in the northern Chesapeake Bay Sunday afternoon, reportedly was found Monday.
According to multiple reports, citing a Monday statement from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the body of 21-year-old Edgewood resident Brandon M. Greene was found Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard had suspended the search for the man earlier in the day.
Patch was the first to report Sunday that a man was missing in the Chesapeake after jumping into the water from a boat carrying four passengers in an area between Aberdeen Proving Ground and Kent County.
A Coast Guard news release indicated the search was suspended at 10:28 a.m. Monday in the area of Howell Point. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police spokesman Sgt. Art Windemuth could not be reached for comment Monday afternoon.
An area of 80 square miles was searched in approximately nine hours.
A variety of agencies responded, including Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland State Police, Kent County, Harford County, Department of Natural Resources Police and the Susquehanna Hose Company responded, APG spokeswoman Karen Jolley and Susquehanna Hose Company Chief Scott Hurst confirmed to Patch Sunday afternoon.
The Coast Guard stated that Coast Guard crews from Still Pond, a Maryland State Police helicopter and a Coast Guard helicopter from Atlantic City, N.J. also responded.
The Coast Guard also suspended the search Monday morning for a 42-year-old man missing near the Kent Narrows.