Body Found in Boat in Maine

Game wardens in Wayne, Maine are investigation the death of a man who was found in his motorboat on Pocasset Lake.

A resident discovered what looked like an abandoned boat on the lake around 10 a.m. Saturday morning. Upon closer inspection, a deceased male occupant was onboard.

Christopher Brown, 33, of Wayne, Maine, was identified as the deceased male.

According to Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, Brown’s 14-foot Alumnacraft motorboat contacted rocks just underwater surface. The area is marked with a hazardous buoy and Brown was not wearing a life jacket. However, life jackets were found onboard the boat.

Brown was last seen at a friend’s gathering Friday evening. Wardens believed he died at some point during the night. Brown’s body was released to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for examination.

There are no further details at this time.

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