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.