ME confirms body found in Fairfield is missing boater

A medical examiner confirmed today the body found washed ashore in Fairfield yesterday is that of a man reported missing from Bridgeport nearly two weeks

Police believe it's the man who vanished while on an inflatable boat at Seaside Park two weeks ago.

Police believe it's the man who vanished while on an inflatable boat at Seaside Park two weeks ago. (6/24/16)

FAIRFIELD - A medical examiner confirmed today the body found washed ashore in Fairfield yesterday is that of a man reported missing from Bridgeport  nearly two weeks ago.

Officials say 32-year-old Shigemune Mori died from accidental drowning.

Police say two people discovered the body while walking near Fairfield Beach Road yesterday afternoon.

They say Mori was last seen struggling on a boat with another man on June 12. 

The other man was rescued.

People who knew Mori say he was a great man.

Mori was a father of three, a student at the University of Bridgeport and also helped counsel young married couples.

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