Body Tentatively Identified as Levi Kelly Recovered on the Penobscot

Orrington - Maine Marine Patrol Officers and Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputies recovered a body today at 12:50 p.m. on the Penobscot River in Orrington, tentatively identified by a recovered drivers license as Levi Kelly, 28 of Bucksport.

Mr. Kellys body was spotted in the water near the Orrington public boat launch by a recreational boater who then reported it to authorities.

Mr. Kelly had been missing since April 3rd when the body of his wife, Loren Wadas-Kelly, 28 of Bucksport, was found at low tide on the shore of the Penobscot River about a quarter mile below the Orrington boat launch. Their canoe was found on shore in Bucksport the following day.

There was no sign of life jacket use by either victim.

The body will be transported to the Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta for confirmation of identity.