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Body of Pennsylvania Man Recovered from Bush River

Natural Resources Police LogoThe body of a Pennsylvania man was recovered this afternoon from the Bush River in Harford County.

Witnesses saw James David Everett, 65, of Fawn Grove, Pa., crabbing alone in a 17-foot jon boat near Edgewood before the accident. Around noon, Aberdeen Proving Ground Police received a call about an unoccupied boat turning in circles in the same area. The officers retrieved the boat and called Maryland State Police to conduct an aerial search.

The body was found about 500 yards south of the boat; it was transferred to the state Medical Examiner’s office. Maryland Natural Resource Police investigators are handling the incident.