Body of missing man found in Md. river

(PHOTO: NRP)

KENT CO. – A Germantown man’s body was recovered from a Maryland river Monday morning.

Police say 50-year-old George Barnes III went missing on Saturday evening while he was swimming with friends off an anchored boat in the Sassafras River off the Eastern Shore.

Patrol boats, divers and aviation were deployed to search for Barnes.

Two days later, rescue crews recovered his body from the water.

His body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office.