Maine Man, 36, Drowns While Swimming Out to Float

Divers recovered Adrian Maurais' body just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Maine State Police

A 36-year-old man drowned Sunday in Turner, Maine, authorities announced.

Adrian Maurais, of Poland, Maine, was attempting to swim to a float about 50 feet from shore in Martin Stream when he started to struggle just before noon, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife said.

Maurais went under water and never resurfaced, officials said. People on the shore saw him go under and immediately tried to find him but they were unsuccessful.

First responders from several agencies responded to the scene, including divers from the Maine Warden Service and Maine State Police dive teams.

According to officials, divers found Maurais' body in seven feet of water just before 2:30 p.m.

His body was recovered and taken to the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home in Lewiston.

No other information was immediately available.

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