Body Found in Penobscot River

Portland Press Herald: The body of a popular Bangor-area minister was found in the Penobscot River near Penobscot Narrows Bridge in Bucksport this morning.

Waldo County Sheriff’s Department officials identified the body as the Rev. Robert “Bob” Carlson, 68, an Air Force veteran, founder of Penobscot Community Health Care and former pastor of the East Orrington Congregational Church.

“I can tell you that his body was recovered from the water,” said Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton. “I can’t confirm at this point how it got there.”

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