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NRP Investigating Death of Rockville Boater

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police is conducting an investigation concerning the death of a Rockville man whose body was found Wednesday night in the water next to his sailboat moored at a Calvert County marina.

John James March, 74, lived aboard his sailboat weekdays at Zahnister’s Marina on Back Creek on Solomons Island and commuted home on weekends. After attempts to contact March failed Wednesday, a family member went to the marina and discovered the body.

An autopsy is being performed Thursday by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.