55-year-old boater's body found after Saturday night search
A 55-year-old man from the Parkers Cove area was found dead after a boating accident Saturday in the Bay of Fundy.
Annapolis District RCMP is investigating the accident that they say occurred off Parkers Cove. Police received a call about the missing boater shortly after 8 p.m.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre was activated and a Canadian Coast Guard vessel was dispatched from Saint John. Police said the search was also assisted by a local coast guard auxiliary and a private fishing vessel.
"After several hours of searching, the boat and its operator were located," said RCMP. "A 55-year-old male from the area was pronunced dead at the scene."
Police said the name of the man is not being released until next of kin have been notified. The RCMP and the Medical Examiner's Office will continue to investigate, police said.