Maine Warden Service Recovers Body in Schoodic Lake

Updated 3 years ago

After an all night search on Schoodic Lake, the Maine Warden Service has recovered the body of 28-year-old Jacob Beal of Columbia Falls.Officials say Beal was in a bass boat Friday with 24-year-old John Williams of East Machias.They say the boat crashed around 6 pm Friday, sending both into the pond. Williams was not harmed, but Beal never resurfaced after going into the water.It is unknown what caused the crash.Authorities say bystanders heard Williams’ cries for help and called the warden service.Neither men were wearing a life jacket.The incident is still under investigation, but wardens believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.


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