Police Investigating Body Found on Hancock County Island

Updated 3 years ago

Police are investigating a body that washed up on an island in South Gouldsboro.A Marine Patrol plane circling the area Wednesday spotted the man on the shores of Stave Island.The agency says they were out doing an aerial search for 57 year old Wayne Hodgkins, a man from Sullivan who hasn’t been seen since early December.The body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s office, but the man’s identity has not been released.The Hancock County Sheriff’s office is heading the investigation.


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