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Authorities Find Body Of Missing Maryland Boater

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say they have recovered the body of a man who went missing while crabbing in Tenthouse Creek.

Police say Dean Dixon, 52, of Harwood was found at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say he had been crabbing from his boat Tuesday and spoke to his family by cell phone about 11 a.m. He was not heard from after that.

Harwood’s body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore for an autopsy.

Police say Harwood’s unoccupied vessel was found on the shore in Galesville.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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