Body Found on Sewall Beach Identified
An official with the Maine Marine Patrol says a body found on a beach in Phippsburg is believed to be that of a fisherman who disappeared more than two weeks ago.A body believed to be Richard Lemont was found Thursday morning by someone walking on Sewall Beach.Marine Patrol Sgt. Rene Cloutier says the body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s office for positive identification, but it is believed to be that of Lemont. He was last seen setting off into the Kennebec River from Phippsburg in a small boat at mid-day on April 7.His boat was later found empty. The Marine Patrol and the Coast Guard searched for Lemont for 24 hours before the search was called off.