Body Identified As Missing Kayaker
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) has confirmed the identity of the body that was found on November 20, 2009 at Beverly – Triton Beach Park in Mayo as Jerard Robert Welsh. Welsh’s identity was confirmed by finger print comparison. A boater last saw Welsh on November 3, as he was kayaking in Oyster Creek. An empty kayak and life jacket was found in the area when the boater returned a few hours later. Preliminary autopsy indicates that Welsh drowned.