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Body found in water in Middle River

A body was found in the water at the mouth of Middle River in Essex on Wednesday morning, Maryland Natural Resources Police said.

The body was found about 7:30 a.m. near the 600 block of Rockaway Beach Avenue, police spokeswoman Candy Thomson said.

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Baltimore County police identified the victim as John G. Martin, 58, of the 2400 block of Rochelle Drive in Fallston. He had been reported missing earlier. Police had been told that Martin was believed to be in the area of his boat at the Baltimore Yacht Club.

Natural Resources Police divers had been assisting in an unsuccessful search for the body of Martin in the area on Tuesday.

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They were called to the scene Wednesday by the Baltimore County Fire Department, which is leading the investigation.

An investigation by the medical examiner will determine the cause of death. No additional details were available Wednesday.

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