STEVENSVILLE — The body that recently washed up along the shore of Kent Island has been identified as that of Timothy Cappola, 20, of River Edge, NJ, said Cpl. Brady McCormick, MdTA public information officer, on Monday, July 13.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers responded after a homeowner in the 2000 block of Love Point Road reported seeing a body floating at the shoreline at 8:07 p.m. Sunday, July 5, said Lauren Moses, NRP public information officer.
NRP officers recovered the body about 8:30 p.m., then turned the case over to Maryland Transportation Authority Police. The body was taken for autopsy and public identification delayed until next of kin could be notified.
McCormick said the recovery was connected to the investigation of an abandoned vehicle found Jan. 9 on the Bay Bridge.
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