Second Drowning Victim Found

Updated 6 years ago

The Maine Warden Service has recovered the bodies ofboth ofthe men who went missing after their boat sank in a Piscataquis County lake.

According to the warden service, four lifelong friends from Dover-Foxcroft were crossing First Buttermilk Pond in Bowerbank at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday when their boat began taking on water.

Fifty-year-old David Perkins and 56-year-old Kevin Stitham were able to make it to shore after the boat went down, but the other two men didn’t make it.

The body of 57-year-old James Brown was recovered early Sunday afternoon. The body of56-year-old Robert Pomeroy was recovered shortly after noon on Monday.

Brown was a longtime English teacher at Foxcroft Academy.

Seventeen game wardens, a state trooper and members of the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department and the Bowerbank and Milo fire departments were involved in the search.


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