Body of missing Md. man recovered from Chesapeake Bay

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TALBOT CO. – A body that was recovered from the Chesapeake Bay has been identified as a missing Maryland man.

Maryland Natural Resources Police say they recovered a body from the bay near Poplar Island Monday.

Police identified the body as Kevin Yates Sr., 41, of Church Hill, Maryland.

Yates went missing on June 27 from a 40-foot cabin cruiser as it crossed from Eastern Bay and Herrington Harbor.

Police say Yates’ death is the 11th boating fatality this year in Maryland.