Body of Missing Shellfish Harvester Found Off Downeast Coast
The body of a missing 62-year-old Harrington man was found Thursday morning about a half mile away from his gear was found earlier in the morning.
Delbert Caler of Harrington had been reported missing at about 6 a.m.
A search, coordinated by the Maine Marine Patrol, began immediately and involved many locals searching on the water and shore, as well as members of the Maine Warden Service.
A local fisherman found Caler's body in the water a half mile away from Lower Wass Cove on the Pleasant River, according to a news release from the Maine Department of Marine Resources.
Caler’s body is being transferred to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta for confirmation of cause of death.