Bodies Recovered in Jonesport, Maine

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The Coast Guard and the Maine Marine Patrol have recovered the bodies of Roy Carlile, 58, and his wife Judith, 53, of Warrington, Pennsylvania, following a tragic canoe accident in Jonesport, Maine. The Coast Guard recovered the body of Mr. Carlile late Saturday morning entangled in lobster gear near Sandy River Beach. The body was reported by a lobsterman who notified the Coast Guard.

Members from Coast Guard Station Jonesport and Air Station Cape Cod, with officers from the Maine Marine Patrol, responded to the scene to assist in the search for the second person, identified as Judith Carlile.

Mrs. Carlile’s body was recovered this morning by the Coast Guard at approximately 5:50 a.m. north of Roque Island at the heads of Chandler and Englishman Bays.

Both individuals were found wearing lifejackets. A green canoe they were reportedly using on Friday night remains missing. Marine Patrol will conduct patrols in the area today to attempt to locate the missing canoe.

According to Marine Patrol, the Carlile’s owned a camp in Jonesport.