NRP Recover Missing Boater’s Body
Man Had Been Missing Since Late February
ANNAPOLIS, MD — Natural Resources Police (NRP) today recovered the body of Roger B. Madden, age 42, of Pasadena. A passing boater reported seeing the body approximately 1.5 miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on the Chesapeake Bay. Recovery and positive identification of the individual was made at approximately noon. Next of kin notification was made. The body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for autopsy.
NRP had been conducting daily surface searches for Madden’s body since he was missing after a boating accident on Feb. 29. Madden and Edwin J. Mosmiller, Jr., age 52 of Pasadena were traveling at a suspected high rate of speed in a 40-foot long high performance race boat when the vessel flipped and broke apart. Mosmiller’s body was found shortly after the accident.
For the previous press release and updates on this boating accident, go the DNR Web site at dnr.maryland.gov/dnrnews/pressrelease2004/022904.html
Posted April 20, 2004