- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

JONESPORT, Maine (AP) - Authorities have identified a fisherman who died over the weekend after falling in waters off Jonesport, Maine.

The Coast Guard confirmed Monday that 28-year-old Jon Popham fell off the fishing vessel Melinda Ann in Englishman Bay at about 1:50 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say he was unresponsive when fellow crew members pulled him from the water.

A Coast Guard crew took him aboard a rescue boat and performed CPR enroute to Jonesport, where waiting emergency rescue personnel also tried to revive him. He was pronounced dead at about 2:30 p.m.

Authorities say the investigation into his death is continuing.


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