MARYLAND

Allen Myers: Missing 76-year-old rower's body recovered from Broad Creek in Talbot County

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EASTON, Md. (WJLA/AP) – The body of a 76-year-old man who went out rowing on the Eastern Shore and didn't come back was recovered Sunday morning.

Photo: Maryland Natural Resources Police dnr.state.md.us

The body of Allen Myers of St. Michaels was found around 6:15 a.m. Sunday in Broad Creek in Talbot County.

Maryland Natural Resources Police had been searching for the man, who went rowing on Saturday morning and did not return.

The man's boat was recovered Saturday. He was not wearing a life jacket, police said.

Officials were using patrol boats, K-9s, divers and sonar equipment to assist in the search.

His body was taken to the Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.

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