EDDINGTON — Maine game wardens have recovered the body of a boater who had been missing since he tried to help a swimmer in a pond.

The Maine Warden Service said the call came in Monday night, reporting that a 54-year-old man went into Chemo Pond in Eddington to help a struggling swimmer and never resurfaced. WGME-TV reported that the body was found early Tuesday in about 20 feet of water.

Authorities say they found the body by using an underwater drone device.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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