Angel Ayala Cerros, missing boater, found near Chesapeake Beach
Updated: July 2, 2012 - 01:50 pm
The body of a 28-year-old Alexandria man who was on a boat that capsized in the Chesapeake Bay in the wake of Friday's storm was found late Sunday night officials say.
The body of Angel Ayala Cerros was recovered Sunday near Chesapeake Beach, Maryland Natural Resources Police officials say.
Cerros was one of five people who were aboard a boat that capsized off the Calvert County coast in heavy winds and storms on Friday night. Four people were rescued early Saturday morning, but Cerros remained missing long after the others were brought to shore.
The five men were aboard a 12-foot boat during heavy rain, high winds and rough seas when it went down.
U.S. Coast Guard officials say that a Good Samaritan rescued two people after the boat they were aboard began sinking at about 3:30 a.m. near Breezy Point, about 15 nautical miles south of Annapolis. Officials say two people were found hanging on to a crab pot.
Shortly after the call, a Coast Guard utility boat rescued two more people who had been on the boat.
The capsized boat was found about a miles from shore.
The four people who were rescued were wearing life jackets when the boat capsized, according to NRP. Cerros became separated from his life jacket during the accident.
Would you like to contribute to this story? Join the discussion.