Marine Patrol Identifies Man Who Died Yesterday in Northport

Northport - After notifying next of kin, the Maine Marine Patrol has released identity of the man whose body was discovered in the water off Shore Road in Northport yesterday.

The body of Allen Hayward, 78, of Northport, was found in the water next to the shore and reported at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Marine Patrol along with members of Waldo County Sheriff's Office and Northport Fire and EMS responded to the report. CPR was performed but he was pronounced deceased at the scene by responders.

According to Marine Patrol, Hayward's body was found near an overturned skiff.

Marine Patrol will continue to investigate the incident.