May 29, 2022

MDIFW NEWS: Game Warden and State Police Divers Recover Body Of Poland Man In Martin Stream

TURNER, Maine - A 36-year-old Poland, Maine man drowned in Turner earlier today.

At approximately 11:55 a.m., Adrian Maurais, age 36 of Poland, attempted to swim to a swim float 50 feet from shore in Martin Stream in Turner, but started to struggle while swimming, went under, and never resurfaced.

Witnesses on the shore saw him go under and immediately tried to locate him under the water but were unsuccessful. Turner Fire and Rescue, Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office, Maine State Police, and the Maine Warden Service all responded to the scene. Divers from the Maine Warden Service and Maine State Police dive teams arrived soon after , and they located the victim in 7 feet of water at 2:22 PM. The body was recovered and removed from the scene and transported to the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home in Lewiston. More information will be released when it becomes available.