2nd Body Pulled From Square Lake After Boating Incident
The Maine Warden Service Dive Team has recovered the body of one of four Fort Fairfield men who went missing after their boat capsized last went on Square Lake in Aroostook County.
Game wardens using side-scan sonar located the body of Eric Sherwood, 43, Friday at 3 a.m., Corporal John MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service said in a news release.
Divers were deployed at daylight and recovered Sherwood’s body at 8 a.m. in 50 feet of water.
Sherwood and three others were on a boat that capsized in windy conditions June 13.
The body of Martin Chambers, 56, was found last week in shallow water between Salmon Point and Goddard Cove.
Charles Guimond, 23, survived the incident and was found by game wardens after he drifted back to shore. Wardens said they believe Guimond was the only one who was wearing a life jacket.
The fourth man, Mark Chambers, 51, has not been located and is presumed dead, MacDonald said.
To date, 1,000 acres of the lake bottom has been searched with side-scan sonar. Lake depths within the search area range from 20 to 90 feet.