For Immediate Release
Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565
AUBURN — The body of a man was recovered from Dark Brook Reservoir this morning after he apparently fell from his boat last night, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.
The victim, whose identity will not be released at this time, took his motor boat out on the reservoir last night sometime after 5 p.m. Several 911 calls were received just before 6 p.m. reporting that an empty boat was circling in the water. The empty boat eventually ran ashore.
A search was started last night, but was called off due to dark and dangerous conditions. The search resumed this morning and the body was discovered in 18 feet of water at about 9:30 a.m.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner accepted the case.
The State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Auburn Police with the assistance of the Auburn Fire Department, the District 7 Regional Dive Team, the State Police Underwater Recovery Team, the State Police Air Wing and the Environmental Police are continuing the investigation.