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Police: Missing canoer from Portland found dead

BOWDOINHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A Portland Man who had been missing on the Cathance River in Bowdoinham has been found deceased.

Marine Patrol Sergeant Daniel White says the body of 32-year-old Santana Dubon was found Sunday afternoon.

The Coast Guard received a distress call just after 8 P.M. Saturday from Maine Marine Patrol reporting that it was conducting a search on the Cathance River near the Route 24 bridge.


Officials say Dubon was out on a canoe with two relatives when it capsized Saturday night.  The two relatives made it to shore safely.

A Coast Guard helicopter searched for Dubon Saturday night.  The search was called off at midnight and continued around 5 A.M. Sunday. 

The Marine Patrol, a Marine Patrol helicopter, members of the State Police Dive Team, Bowdoinham emergency personnel, and members of the public all assisted with the search. 


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