Odenton man identified as drowning victim in Potomac River

Police say Mark Moore, 22, was swept down river while swimming with friends

September 07, 2013|By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

An Odenton man who drowned in the Potomac River on Labor Day has been identified, Montgomery County police said.

Mark Moore, 22, was identified by police on Friday.

Search crews were called on Monday night for a possible drowning at the to Potomac River near the Great Falls overlook, police said. Montgomery County Fire Rescue recovered the body in the water on Thursday. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said he had been sitting in the water near the shore with friends when he decided to wade farther into the river when he was swept downriver.

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