WESTMORE — Search and rescue teams have located a dead body in Westmore, but say they are unable to retrieve it at this time.
The body of the dead man was located in the southern area of Lake Willoughby, in a wooded area at the bottom of a steep drop-off.
Police say the body was discovered visually, but because of the difficult and technical nature of the terrain, searchers have been unable to reach the individual to confirm the identity.
At this time the scene has been secured, and technical rescue equipment is being brought to the area for the recovery.
“Because the finding was made this afternoon with only a small number of daylight hours left, it was decided to wait until at least tomorrow to conduct the recovery,” a statement issued by police reads.
They say it’s unclear exactly when this effort will begin.
While positive ID has not occurred, the family of Tyler Robinson, the 23-year-old man from Orleans who has been missing since Friday, have been notified of the discovery.
Investigators say they have no evidence or information to suspect foul play in this incident.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.