JEFFERSON, Maine (AP) — The Maine Warden Service has recovered the body of a Massachusetts man who fell from a canoe while fishing on a central Maine lake.

Officials said divers recovered the body of 20-year-old Victor Hardmon of Norton, Mass., at 9:30 a.m. Monday from Damariscotta Lake in Jefferson.

Hardmon and a friend, 20-year-old Brian James Malvey of Auburn, Mass., were fishing when the canoe capsized at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Malvey and a dog made it to shore, but when he returned to the canoe he couldn\’t find Hardmon.

Officials said there weren\’t any life jackets in the canoe.

Comments are no longer available on this story