Maryland

Police: Trappe man drowns after working on boat in Oxford

TALBOT COUNTY, Md. - Police say that a Trappe man died after he fell from a commercial boat that he was working on and drowned on Monday morning in Oxford.

According to Maryland Natural Resources Police, a citizen reported seeing 53-year-old Stephen Robert Price of Trappe's body floating at the boat ramp on South Morris Street in Oxford about 8:00 AM. 

Another waterman said that Price had been baiting crab trot lines before he went missing. Price's cooler and shirt were found on the pier near the boat.

The body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore City for an autopsy. Foul play is not suspected.
 


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