Officials find body of missing boater

The body pulled out of the Long Island Sound has been confirmed by state officials Thursday to be that of missing Fairfield sailor Raymond Callan.Callan,

BRIDGEPORT - The body pulled out of the Long Island Sound has been confirmed by state officials Thursday to be that of missing Fairfield sailor Raymond Callan.

Callan, 57, was headed for Block Island from Bridgeport Saturday on his sailboat that was found abandoned off the coast of Milford later that day.

A medical examiner ruled the cause of death was drowning.

Callan was supposed to meet up with friends at the Fayerweather Yacht Club. Club members say Callan was an experienced sailor who often sailed alone.

Club members say they will plan a memorial in honor of Callan.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say the driver hit a utility pole 1 Car hits pole, rolls over on Fairfield Avenue
Team of the Week: St. Joseph High School 2 Team of the Week: St. Joseph High School football
Police say the driver came very close to 3 Driver crashes into a pallet of wood in Norwalk
VIDEO: Bridgeport landlord sentencing 4 VIDEO: Bridgeport landlord sentencing
The Regal Stratford Stadium 14 has closed its 5 Stratford movie theater closes

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE